You've Got to Smile Sometimes

You ve Got to Smile Sometimes I had to stop quitting things I quit my job as an usher at the Portage Theater high school and significant than any other I had quit on baseballI gave up on a dream that defined me to myself Luckil

  • Title: You've Got to Smile Sometimes
  • Author: David Walter Smith
  • ISBN: 9781511952521
  • Page: 245
  • Format: Paperback
  • I had to stop quitting things I quit my job as an usher at the Portage Theater, high school and, significant than any other, I had quit on baseballI gave up on a dream that defined me to myself Luckily the dream was immediately replaced with guitar and songwriting the next Jimi Hendrix Frank Marino meets Jackson Browne Harry Chapin I was to become First I had toI had to stop quitting things I quit my job as an usher at the Portage Theater, high school and, significant than any other, I had quit on baseballI gave up on a dream that defined me to myself Luckily the dream was immediately replaced with guitar and songwriting the next Jimi Hendrix Frank Marino meets Jackson Browne Harry Chapin I was to become First I had to, as my Dad so colorfully put it Wipe my own ass After turning 17 the Old Man would frequently pose me a question with a friendly smile, So, when are ya leaving He meant it he just wasn t mean about it For the next five years I toiled away at MARSHALLS, cleaning toilet bowls, wiping windows, chasing carts and pushing brooms A dead end job in the 9 to 5 world I refused to quit because of some ill conceived, misplaced completion complex but also because I was afraid I could play baseball, jam a mean guitar and craft a pretty, even profound, songother than that I felt clueless and of little use to the world at large No practical skills did I possess, I was no brother Art mechanically inclined Not so much Losing my virginity to getting a steady girl my first apartment to first rock band playing the bars and clubs of Chicago disillusioned by the world at large to the closest of friends and my own shockingly shallow behavior family deaths to broken hearts yearning dreams perpetually out of reach to learning the ineluctable truth of how easy being an asshole could be verse the never ending struggle toward achieving decency All the while trying to remember to be happy, know how wonderful it was to be me and smile at my misery, embracing the adventure.

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