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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The next day, Barbie found out from Gerald Edwards that Kelly was staying at Jenny’s for three days while her parents were out of town. “Goodbye mom,” Barbie called, as she walked in the door after talking to Gerald.
Three days later, Barbie received a call from Kelly. “Hello,” Barbie answered. The voice on the other end of the line said, “Guess who knows what it says in your diary and just might tell everyone?”
Barbie dreaded school that morning. She wondered how many people Kelly had told about the incident in the park. Ann had gotten a phone call from Kelly’s mother. Kelly’s mother said that Kelly had a big bruise on her stomach.
“Why can’t you do what everybody else wants to do?” Barbie yelled at her best friend, Kelly. “Me?” Kelly screamed. “Everyone just does what you want because they’re scared of you!” “Oh yeah? Well I’m never talking to you again!” … Continue reading
What are little girls made of? Sugar and spice, And everything nice, That’s what little girls are made of.
“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