"Swearing great hope, the exiled risk across the globe,
and dream of riches and revenge." -- Spes Fallax -- Lucius Annaeus Seneca or pseudo-Seneca, trans Doyle --
I know how this feels. It is not good. You say reams in just 4 lines, 16 words. The title so apt.
This is the absolute best short poem on the problem of reconciling leadership and control within a partnership I have ever read.Not only does it express that loss of trust is the cost of one feeling a 'need' to control the other, but it even more powerfully expresses how the controlled one feels diminished by that loss.I am also a sailor. I have been both a helmsman and a deck hand being ordered about, so I guess the analogy more easily understood for me than maybe some others.
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