When you want a conversation, everyone will be busy.
When you need to be alone, people will seek you out.
When you want to keep a low profile, your private news becomes everyone's business.
Then, I decide to double cross Murphy.
I keep quiet, when I want to speak out. The silence works much better than an outburst would.
I smile when I am at my angriest. The argument ends without any permanent damage.
And sometimes, when I realise, I am not strong enough to bend will against instinct, I stay alone.