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
“Candy,” Cari cried. “How could I hurt Steve like that?” “How could you hurt him?” Candy asked. “I think you mean how could he hurt you like that? Your eye is swollen up like an orange.” “You should have hit … Continue reading
“Hold still,” Kevin said. “Don’t move.” Darrel moved toward James. “Hold still, Champ. Don’t move.” As Darrel got closer, James jumped up. The scorpion flicked its poisonous tail and stung the child’s leg. James yelled and fell on the ground, … Continue reading
In about an hour everyone had dried their tears and they were just holding each other. The rain had slowed down but it was still pouring. “I think we should go now,” Lance said. “Yeah,” Brent said. “I guess so.”
“Yeah,” Darrel asked. “Who is it?” “It’s Brent,” he answered. “I’ve got to talk to you, Steve.” “Okay, come on in.” Brent walked through the door. Stephanie and Darrel were eating dinner. “Have a seat,” Darrel said. “Now, what is … Continue reading