I don’t know that a boy can understand a man’s life.
A woman can’t understand a man’s life.
If a man has succeeded,
he has a lifestyle
that he loves
A messy house
some artistic expression
he doesn’t bring it out and show it to others
It’s a pleasure
he can spend time with the guys and listen to their conversations
but when he gets home
he begins to type or paint,
or do whatever he does.
It keeps him company.
Maybe a woman comes over and she is nice to have around,
but philosophy is a man’s friend
and nothing else.
Otherwise, he becomes dependent,
and his ideas become her ideas,
and what he likes becomes what she likes,
and the world becomes things that must be done.
A man doesn’t need anything, but what keeps him company.
He beats the traps when he does what he does.
His life is pure joy.
separate from the world.
If he chooses to walk inside,
he gives to the people there.
They take him or leave him
and he doesn’t