The Dinner

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When he saunters onto the train he doesn’t make eye contact. He finds that it’s safer that way. He determinedly walks to the farther corner of the train car, where only one man and one woman is sitting, but they soon move because his smell is so pungent. He only sits after they stand, and […]

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100 Things I Can’t F*%#ing Stand At This Moment

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  To be fair, I’m generally an irritable person. I think I get it from my short grouch of a father, a stern man who has an aversion to noise, dancing, and too much fun (literally. My childhood was like the gotdamned Sound of Music kids’ before Maria shows up). Luckily for me, I am […]

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The Couple

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I imagine that the couple on the bus is together. The blind man and the lady with too much blush on, the ones that got on together. She has pigtails in her thinning hair and looks like a rag doll. He has on a hat and sunglasses and looks like people I see in pictures […]

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Social Media Ain’t so Bad, Dad

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For the fifth time this morning I’ve sat down with my laptop only to find out that that great idea I had for a post ends after the first sentence. What a waste of time. Stupid brain. I had to interrupt my Facebook stalking session in order to open a whole other writing program. Jerk. […]

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The Escape

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I am braiding my mother’s hair and she is telling me stories from her childhood. Have I ever told you about what happened to your cousin Lucinda, Jeanette’s child? I think that you would like her if you knew her; she was spirited just like you. Poor girl. You would have liked her if you […]

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Forward

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I can’t fucking think of anything except how much I want to go home. Being stuck anywhere sucks. Being stuck in Alabama sucks hardest. Being stuck in Alabama when you have a job and friends and a looming aerial performance to get back to just fucking sucks all the things bad in the world. I […]

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The Party

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I was at a crazy party on Halloween this year. Even worse than last year, and last year was CRAAAZY. Last year I was dressed as a Pop Art Roy Litchenstien painting and had on a bodycon yellow polka dot dress and a headband that said, “I’m not listening.” Or something like that. I lost […]

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