The Best of The WorstThis blog features writing from my younger years … from mortifying diary entries and bad poetry to high school newspaper articles and short stories. As a tortured teen, I would have been crushed had my poignant poems and powerful prose not been taken seriously. But the funniest things are often those that are unexpected, and re-reading my efforts as an adult, I find that I was often at my best and most entertaining when I was trying to be anything but that.
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Category Archives: Relationships
Diary – January 16, 1980
You know what? I don’t even hardly hang around with no one that I used to anymore. It’s weird. I really kinda don’t even feel like I ever even did. They are all real concerned with themselves, y’know?
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BOATS – Part 9
When I got home, my mom was sitting at the kitchen table smoking a cigarette. I walked, grabbed a cigarette for myself and sat down. “I was beginning to worry about you.” “I’m sorry I’m so late, but we were … Continue reading
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BOATS – Part 6
Paula and I cruised along the freeway on the way to the beach, it wasn’t a very nice day, kind of cloudy and breezy, but we’d bought kites and wanted to fly them. We were starting to wonder about the … Continue reading
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BOATS – Part 5
Soon after the night we played our little game, Steve and Paula stopped seeing each other. “Did you break up with him or did he break up with you?” I asked here the next day during lunch. “Neither of us … Continue reading
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Diary – September 3, 1979
Only one week until school starts. I’m kinda scared and kinda excited. I got a lot of new school clothes.
Posted in Diary Dramatica, Relationships, Sex, Terribly Earnest Tagged Bird, Boys, Diary, Pet, Sex, Underwear 3 Comments
If you’ve clicked over to The Back Story to find out how this blog came to be, you know that when I wrote The Islanders in the 7th grade, I ran into some censorship road blocks from my mom and … Continue reading
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The Islanders – Part 19
“That was a one-time thing,” Cari said. “It wasn’t going to last.” “Well, that’s just great,” Brent said angrily. “You lead me on and then drop me.” “I’m sorry,” Cari told him. “I want to go back to Steve if … Continue reading
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