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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I got home and found my mother in the kitchen. “Guess what happened.” “What?” “I said guess.” “Give me a hint.” “Nope, you’ve got 30 seconds to guess.” I lit a cigarette while I waited. “I suppose I can rule … Continue reading
Among the odd phases I went through in my diaries and journals, like shortening all ing words to in‘, I’ve noticed that my handwriting changes with some regularity. Not just the differences and refinements that occur as a person progresses … Continue reading