The Clinic Krista came to tell me something and to ask me something. She was pregnant with her ex-boyfriend’s baby. “Don’t worry,” she said, “I’m not keeping it. I can’t.” She had decided to have an abortion. Up to that point in my life, whenever the abortion subject came up, I was vehemently opposed to it. But when she told me what she intended to do, I was quiet. I felt what she said...
The Randomness of the Universe
D-Rock sat in the fuzzy red throne. “You wanna hit this?” he asked, offering me a small pipe. “Yeah.” I inhaled deeply and held my smoke. “So what’s her deal anyway? “She’s been acting funny ever since the Fortune Teller,” I replied, without fully releasing my breath. D took the pipe back. “Lori? What did she tell her? “Man I...
I woke up in a pretty good mood. Yes, I was a bit hung over, but the night before was fun, and I was pretty happy. Krista wasn’t; I felt a meanness coming off of her. I wanted to pretend I didn’t notice. If I open it up, I thought, it could get worse. I decided to leave it alone, give her some space. Or not. “You ok?” “Yeah, fine,” she said, with a...
Today I will make better choices.
When you are the passenger in a car, you should only be honest up to a certain point. Past that point, from my experience, one should either remain silent, or find someway out of the conversation. “It’s not working. It’s not going to work. If it was, we would still be living together. Wasn’t this your idea in the first place? It was Jenn’s idea, and she was the...
When people are silent, they are full of mysterious potential, they could be...– J. from Spicer Town
Agent Smith: Why, Mr. Anderson? Why do you do it? Why get up? Why keep fighting?...– Matrix Revolutions
You put things in boxes, and you expect them to stay in those boxes. Then one day someone comes up and pulls something out of one of the boxes, and you think “hey I had all the shit organized, you idiot. Now you messed up my system.”