Slingshot (09.28.2016)

I know.

Someone says something awful to you and you just stand there, powerless and hurt.

Then, later that day or the next it comes to you: the just-right poison cocktail of words you should have said to deliver the perfect knock-out verbal punch.

Except that if someone says something mean to me and I think of a lethal slingshot retort and hurl it at them just in time, I…