Swords are heavy, and if you drop yours, you'll slice off your foot.
But sometimes, as strong as you are, as patient as you are and as unflinching as you might seem, you get tempted to swing yours and do some damage, inflict some pain, and just for a minute, bring on the same world of hurt that you feel all around you. (Because it hurt, losing my safety net hurt. Trust me, it was better to stay quiet over the summer than to snipe like a child. Also, it's hard to be sociable when you're sad.) Anyway, as much as you daily pick up your fight, and