The Wisdom of Years Lived

Prompt courtesy of VelvetVerbosity‘s 100 word challenge.

“Once you get to my age, you’ll understand,” he said. “You’ll be able to see the world in a different way. Your experiences will better colour your perceptions of the world. You won’t be as gullible, which is just a nicer way of saying you take on a slight bitterness. Some people get really bitter. But you’ll need to fight that feeling.”

“Unless you want to end up old and alone. A tossed and crumpled memory.”

“First of all,” she said. “You’re only three years older than me. Second, you’ve been hogging the damn joints all night, hand it over.


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