“I must complain the cards are
        ill-shuffled till I have a
        good hand.”
                —Jonathan Swift

“Believing something will happen 
        Because I don’t want it to 
And that some other thing won’t 
        Because I do—” I wailed to the dealer—

“This is desperation.” “Yeah?” he said. But then by 
        Your graceful lines, your lioness’ mane, 
Your heat as you returned from 
        Your day in the jungle, you relieved me from