It seems there’s a lot less to lose
in pessimism than in optimism.
If you’re pessimistic and things
turn out well, you’re surprised
and overjoyed at your good fortune.
If you’re optimistic and things don’t
turn out so well, you’re disappointed
whereas the pessimist is just “right”.
My thinking may be a little
twisted but I don’t like to be
Not always are my expectations
low or apathetic because I
create what I think about.
I would like my life to go “well”.
Yet, sometimes it’s hard to
see a successful outcome without
feeling like I’m and imposter, a liar!
Faking it is not being “real”, really
how I’m thinking, what I’m believing.
I guess I could go against myself &
pretend things ar going to turn out
well–even though I know better!
I think my brain needs an
Or, I should just give up pessimism
and take my chances!