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Just a middle aged man that feels 50, acts like he’s 18 and tries to stay sane enough to continue functioning enough to tell stories and made someone laugh at some point some time.

Because it’s not worth winning if you can’t win big

Coach Reilly

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March 11, 2019

March 6th in Posso's Prompts

‘So I guess this is where I tell you what I learned - my conclusion, right? Well, my conclusion is: Hate is baggage. Life’s too short to be pissed off all the time. It’s just not worth it. Derek ...


March 06, 2019

March 5th in Posso's Prompts

“There comes a time when every man needs to make a choice, whether it’s a professional choice or whether it’s a personal choice. In the end, it’s about integrity, and it’s about chasing after wha...


March 06, 2019

March 4th in Posso's Prompts

“In Confessions of a Winning Poker Player, Jack King said, ‘Few players recall big pots they have won, strange as it seems, but every player can remember with remarkable accuracy the outstanding ...


March 06, 2019

March 3rd in Posso's Prompts

“So in the end, was it worth it? Jesus Christ. How irreparably changed my life has become. It’s always the last day of summer and I’ve been left out in the cold with no door to get back in. I’ll ...


March 06, 2019

March 2nd in Posso's Prompts

“Money won is twice as sweet as money earned.” - ‘Fast’ Eddie Felson, The Color of Money One time a friend of mine as me to dog sit while he and his girlfriend went on a week long trip. I was in ...


March 06, 2019

March 1st in Posso's Prompts

“To hell with your cancer. I’ve been living with cancer for the better part of a year. Right from the start, it’s a death sentence. That’s what they keep telling me. Well, guess what? Every life ...


Finifugal (adj:) hating endings; of someone who tries to avoid or prolong the final moment of a story, relationship, or some other journey. While I found the concept of trying to develop stories...


Lisztomania (n:) the need to listen to music all the time; the intense fan frenzy directed toward Hungarian composer Franz Liszt during his performances. I wish I was as talented at writing and ...


Accismus (n:) a form of irony in which a person feigns a lack of interest in something that he or she actually desires. I finally found a word that I could use to describe something I am guilty o...


Backpfeifengesicht (n:) a slappable face, a face “in need of a slap”. There are a few times where I have been slapped that have definitely stuck with me. High school. I was dating a girl from ...


March 04, 2019

Feb. 24 - Virago in Posso's Prompts

Virago (n:) a domineering, violent, or bad-tempered woman; : a woman of great stature, strength, and courage I had to look into the actual definition of this word as I was confused as to whether ...


Saudade (n:) a feeling of longing, melancholy, or nostalgia that is supposedly characteristic of the Portuguese or Brazilian temperament. She yearned to be part of the sky so much that she marked...


Akrasia (n:) lack of self-control; the state of mind in which someone acts against their better judgment through weakness of will. If you’re looking for one of the worst people that acts against ...


Sciamachy (n:) sham fighting for exercise or practice; a battle against imaginary enemies I’ve been having the reoccurring argument in my head that I have not been acting as crazy when having int...


February 28, 2019

Feb. 20 - Lachrymose in Posso's Prompts

Lachrymose (adj:) tearful or given to weeping. I am a crier. Always have been. Sometimes it’s the most random things I’ll cry about and it’s always bothered me - what’s wrong with me? Why am I cr...


February 28, 2019

Feb. 19 - Ilunga in Posso's Prompts

Ilunga (Bantu, n:) a person who is ready to forgive any abuse for the first time, to tolerate it a second time, but never a third time. Ilunga was voted by over 1,000 linguists as the hardest wor...


February 28, 2019

Feb. 18 - Retrophile in Posso's Prompts

Retrophile (n:) a lover of past eras and objects. I love my dad, I really do. Sometimes I speak ill of him, but we have almost never seen eye to eye other than his staunch liberal political views...


February 28, 2019

Feb. 17 - Anagapesis in Posso's Prompts

Anagapesis (n:) loss of feelings for someone who was formerly loved ; falling out of love. As this year has gone on, I have found it increasingly difficult to let go of the past. A lot of the sto...


February 28, 2019

Feb. 16 - Frisson in Posso's Prompts

Frisson (n:) a sudden strong feeling of excitement or fear; a thrill. I have an affliction for gambling. Those that know me know my savant like rattling of odds and ratios when it comes to things...


Twitterpated (adj:) infatuated or obsessed, in a state of nervous excitement It was weird, when I started writing this month, I actually thought about the first time I ever watched the Disney mo...


February 14, 2019

Feb. 14 - Sarang in Posso's Prompts

Sarang (korean, n:) love, affection. Today has been trying and hard. A girl I spent a good portion of my adult life with, near, as a partner, friend, passed away this time last year. Emotionally...


February 14, 2019

Feb. 13 - Acrostic in Posso's Prompts

Acrostic (n:) a poem, word puzzle, or other composition in which certain letters in each line form a word or words. I wrote this weeks ago, when I was still sad about being single and alone and b...


February 13, 2019

Feb. 12 - Whelve in Posso's Prompts

Whelve (v:) to bury something deep, to hide; to roll or surge over something I was engaged once. The only other person that knew killed herself on Valentine’s Day last year. I disappeared with ...


February 13, 2019

Feb. 11 - Cafuné in Posso's Prompts

Cafuné (noun, Brazilian Portugese) The act of caressing or tenderly running fingers through a loved one’s hair Michelle was definitely the first girl outside of the one I lost my virginity to in ...


Sphallolalia (n:) Flirtatious talk that leads nowhere. This might not even be relevant as a middle aged man, since I can only began to imagine what any female has to go through in the same settin...


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