Tag Archives: Life

Not Everyone Is Beautiful

Every two or three days, I see an article or blog post or forwarded inspirational quote about beauty. It’s usually something affirming like “You are beautiful, whether you know it or not.” “We are all beautiful.” “Everyone is beautiful to … Continue reading

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Become The Protagonist

For over a year, I’ve been a poorly-written side character in the story of my life. Somewhere along the line, my ambitions turned into dreams, and only dreams. Something nice to look at, appreciate, and then move on. They stopped … Continue reading

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Solitude’s a Lady, Loneliness a Bitch

“You should get out and meet people,” they tell me, like they’re urging chemo. “It’s easy,” they say, “and besides, What Do You Have To Lose?” Like most social advice, this is intuitive, reasonable, and bullshit. They assume I have … Continue reading

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Those Couples

I’m sitting in the lounge of my former dorm, here for a weekend visit (and to watch the Breaking Bad finale with friends). Right now I’m looking across the room at a couple of freshmen on a couch. I do … Continue reading

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Pizza King Told Me To Shave My Head

In case you didn’t hear the news, I’m Lex Luthor now.   Why the sudden departure from hair, you ask? Well, this story starts a week ago, when I went to visit people at my college. The one I graduated … Continue reading

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Want

Want is a high-density material, which weighs heavily upon the body and the soul. In high enough concentrations, its gravitational mass causes time to slow, and if allowed to reach critical mass, will collapse, consuming everything in sight. You can … Continue reading

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I Am A Bottomless Wallowment of Self-Loathing

I don’t know if you’ve noticed yet from my stupid blog posts, but I never seem to live up to my expectations. I’m a harsh taskmister, for mineself and the world around me, and most of the time I’m blitheringly … Continue reading

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