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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“Yeah,” Darrel asked. “Who is it?” “It’s Brent,” he answered. “I’ve got to talk to you, Steve.” “Okay, come on in.” Brent walked through the door. Stephanie and Darrel were eating dinner. “Have a seat,” Darrel said. “Now, what is … Continue reading
Her head finally came to the surface. Brent had gone under to get her, and he put her on the raft to let her get some air. “Oh God, honey,” Brent said. “I’m sorry.” His voice wavered when he talked, … Continue reading
Stephanie West came from a very wealthy family. Her father, Stan Page, the president of a taxi company, had let his daughter and her husband Darrel, and eight of their closest friends take his huge cabin cruiser down from Mexico … Continue reading