Evelyn Monette built a tarp to protect the squirrels went to the principals office bc her daughter got caught smoking and said “so what the fuck is wrong with kate” wait til you get to my office and we’ll smoke a pack now get the microscope out of kate’s ass. Put this thing in rewind Caught a cab to wal mart in hats and stilettos. There was one cab in town. Jerry Monette – met her husband because...
keeping your enemies close because they weren’t enemies they were just better
astral weeks in the house that dog shit built
NEVER HAVE I EVER TOLD A WHITE LIE BUT YES TO A GOLDEN LIE. ONE TO BRIGHTEN YOUR STORIES AND TO GLITTER YOUR WRONG DOINGS TO MAKE THEM SPARKLE NEVER I HAVE I EVER WANTED ANYTHING MORE THAN TO MAYBE SEE WHAT IT’S LIKE TO BE DIANA ROSS. BEING TWENTY FOUR IS LIKE BEING HIGH ON BRAIN DEAD. YOUR WHITNEY HOUSTON TRIAL PERIOD STARTS NOW.
the memory of the smell of dirt a heard of deer passing through my little girl frame the memory of the smell of the dirt turned up by the roots of the trees hauled off by the trucks
NPR I am Mucinex DM high on accident and fuck this NPR sitar right now. There is also another instrument that sounds like a fish flopping around on a dock somewhere. It’s good until REM comes in and is like – ok let us in on this shit. NPR is like - ok. Bring back the fish flopper too. It’s almost midnight. Who cares. Run that ad about leaving us in the will again.
Altar 1. When you asked me to please stop smoking inside Of course I didn’t listen. I didn’t even open a window. Now it’s your birthday- and I’m sitting at home alone picking my nose and refusing the urge to light up a cigarette as if it were some ceremonial gesture in your honor
Bad At Dates Going on a first date turns into let’s spend the next four days together. Let’s roast a pork shoulder. Let’s move in. Oh My God Where Have You Been
tiny trees Taylor and I play outside at least 6 hours per day. He’s got the hose running, making rivers in the dirt for our plastic animals. Poor mother when she gets the water bill. I’m in charge of making all of the little trees out of clumps of moss. When you stick the moss on a tiny twig you get the best trees, and more moss for the grass. There is no narrative, just hours of setting it up....
Zoo I. At the zoo with Abe, we admired the Cheetahs for 45 minutes or so. We were trying to convince ourselves that they didn’t really need all that much room to run and then I recalled a Jack Hanna documentary I’d seen about a Cheetah ranch out west where a woman would drive her jeep alongside the mile-long enclosure and they would chase her in the car. She said it was vital for...
Small Laptops A couple of girls describing iced white chocolate lattes as ‘like sex in your mouth’ The boys have on oversized suits while the girls bitch about Lena Dunham’s book at my college. Diet Snapple all around. People have really small laptops. They gaze into my cold sore.
Dinner Cauliflower Broccoli White Rice Cooked to a mush and eaten slowly in the dark