Control is for wussies

via Daily Prompt: Control

What do you think of when you hear or see the word, control?  Is your first thought a benevolent one?  If you’re like me, it’s not.  My first thought was one  concerning subjugation.  Maybe it’s because I’m a black man and this particular “c” word has dark connotations for me.

But even if I weren’t, the word control would still evoke images of active direction, influence or pushing and this is on the lighter side of things. When it gets dark, I go to slavery, apartheid, disenfranchisement, immigration, America,Trump.  Hmm.

I guess I couldn’t shed my skin as much as I thought I could, after all.

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