Pig-headedness is so valued in our
sation: we have so many words
for it in
ish at least: inflexing and determined; obstinate; stub-
born to it too: al-
most a ta-
lent we borrow (or stumble across) from parents and
siblings who elder us wildly, before growing up.
But honesty – when pigged –
ing} us down to [heart]hs of crummy
Better to be kind than honest, I’ve
Better to be honest and kind, of course.
But between kindness and honesty – and confusing
in-betweens – better than to be honest is to be
kind, I’m bound to th-
ink (as pages blot out our previo-
ly curated lives).