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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Tag Archives: Friends
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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Diary – February 18, 1980
Last night I went on my first real date! Me & JK went with VR and LM. We drove to Lakewood and saw Chapter II. It was neat. I kissed him 3 times. 2Wice in the car and once on … Continue reading
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Diary – March 10, 1979
So here I am, doing nothing. I am sick of all my friends. Ya wanna know why? Okay, here it is. S is a whore. Well. Maybe not, but she has no respect for herself and neither do I.
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Grandma Was Right – Chapter 8
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.
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Grandma Was Right – Chapter 7
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?”
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Grandma Was Right – Chapter 6
Barbie had just gotten back from the mountains when the trouble started again. She kept getting letters in the mail. They were from Kelly, of course. This is just one:
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Diary – December 27, 1978
I went shopping today. I bought a pair of shoes and an album. My mom wanted me to get a pair of shoes called bucks. So she paid for them. They’re okay looking. They’re like a plain, tan, suede oxford. … Continue reading
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