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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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.