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 castaways decided that it was time for them to try to get off their island. They were going to try the bonfire again to see if that would work. But this time they all went together to get the … Continue reading
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
Lance swallowed hard. He didn’t say anything but he could feel tears coming to his eyes. He broke a V-shaped branch from a tree, and bound it tightly to the bamboo pole so it was shaped like a hook.
“Let’s go catch some fish for dinner,” Kevin suggested. “Okay,” Brent said. “I’ll go with you. Anybody else want to go?” “Why don’t you all go?” Candy said. “Then us girls can stay here and get wood for the fire … Continue reading