Monthly Archives: October 2011

Barry’s Yogic Tension

This is just embarrassing, he moaned in his mind as the class shifted into Warrior 3.  Over the shaking of his right thigh he could see Sam, calm and collected, smoothly inching down into the pose for a deeper burn.  … Continue reading

Posted in A Dying Dream, Athletics, Careers, Character, Competition, Mental Illness, Monologue, Relationships, Workplace | Leave a comment

Colin’s Stockholm Syndrome

Tia was always threatening to come into his house and drown him in his bathtub, so Colin wasn’t particularly worried this last threat.  Granted, this time she had done it in front of other staff members and a few clients, … Continue reading

Posted in Careers, Character | Leave a comment

Eric’s Favorite Blouse

There is just something about an empire waist shirt, man.  And yeah, I know it’s gay that I know the name of a certain kind of ladies’ shirt, but I had to look that shit up online, I like it … Continue reading

Posted in Appearence, Character, Hobbies, Internet, Love, Monologue, Relationships | 2 Comments

Fran’s Free Write

This is a free write.  This is a free write.  This is a free write…JFC my therapist said it would get easier if I just kept my pen to the paper and didn’t judge what I wrote but this is … Continue reading

Posted in Character, Language, Love, Mental Illness, Relationships | Leave a comment

Brittani’s Breaking Point

Brittani could deal with a lot of things, but watching everyone fawn over her sister Tanya was not one of them.  Never mind that Tanya had eloped with a thrice-divorced man she’d only known 23 days and gotten married by … Continue reading

Posted in A Dying Dream, Careers, Character, Competition, Family, Love, Relationships, Sibling Rivalry | 1 Comment

The Template for a Tiny Life

There was a dearth of true tininess in the world.  It seemed like people were focused on the LARGENESS of things, the gigantic ratings and calorie counts and floor plans.  Nobody wanted a tiny studio, a too-small baby, a fabulously … Continue reading

Posted in Careers, Character, Competition, Entertainment, Hobbies, Internet, Religion, Workplace | Leave a comment

Jerry’s Cereal Problem

He stood in the grocery aisle staring at the different kinds of cereal.  Since when did everything have to be chockfull of antioxidants, and bursting with berry flavor?  Why did Cheerios have to save his heart and Special K make … Continue reading

Posted in A Dying Dream, Character, Family, Food, Memories | Leave a comment