Why did I let my mouth run off with its crazy ideas?

The meeting was going well.

I slightly lowered my guard thinking that I was entirely in control.

That was my greatest folly.

For my nemesis, this tiny member called my tongue took over the helm of my ship.

My foe steered the conversation towards dangerous troubled waters.

Being nosy, judgemental, and an opinionated know-it-all ignited the fire of distrust.

I frantically tried to take back my words to no avail.