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 school year was coming to an end, summer was closer and the days were getting hotter. It was almost time for the end of school dance. Barbie hoped Dennis Farland would ask her to the dance.
What are little girls made of? Sugar and spice, And everything nice, That’s what little girls are made of.
Darrel got out of bed and saw that the baby’s face was turning kind of bluish. He hit James’ back gently but firmly. Soon James was breathing again. Everyone had come into their hut when they heard the yelling. “I’ll … Continue reading
Cathy and Candy got to the hut first. “Light some candles,” Cathy ordered. “I’ve got them,” Candy said, as she lit the candles that were made from pig’s fat.
The next day Candy suggested that every couple build their own hut. “That would be kind of hard for us,” Cari reminded her. “With Steve laid up and all.” “You and Steve could have the hut that’s already built,” Lance … Continue reading
Am I the only one who thinks it’s weird that I repeatedly pick the most inappropriate points in the story to toss out a joke or one-liner? I find it somewhat disturbing …