From the time that I was twelve and fell

  • From the time that I was twelve and fell in love with a girl named Wendy, beautiful daughter of my mother’s friend from law school, I wanted to get married and have a family.

  • But my dreams were destroyed by a crazy detour sponsored by Angel Dust, so I ended up

  • doing people's taxes down at H&R Block. They didn't drug test and I could add pretty decently actually. One guy got really mad when I

  • commented on his witholding and he thought I was making a pass or something. He grabbed my stapler and backed away from my desk. I grabbed him by his tie and

  • and synched it up tightly while looking longingly at the paisly whorls in mauve and olive tones and then gingerly pressed the button

  • . The elevator doors opened and a torrent of karo syrup and red food coloring flooded the hallway. I could tell Kubrick had been to this hotel. Across the hall, twin girls stared.

  • I started to try to make a quick getaway to the old abandoned hedge maze outside. I knew that if I could make it to the center, I would be able to plea to the Minotaur for help.

  • I'd left my hedgeclippers on the front seat so I wouldn't have time to trim over to where I was heading, but I could see a reflection clearly from the shiny zeppelin's underbelly.

  • That was the sign I'd been waiting for. I quickly ran over to the haystack, where I'd hid the remote for the bomb. I frantically dug through the hay as I was running out of time.

  • Why had I fashioned it in the shape of a needle? I found it sticking from my left thumb. I shoved it deep into my thumb to engage it and screamed as nothing happened. Another dud.



  1. SlimsBro Feb 12 2012 @ 23:54

    Totally Dadaist.

  2. SlimWhitman Feb 13 2012 @ 03:13

    LOL hair-brained finish! I want Dali's paisly-whorled mustache to paint it.

  3. SlimWhitman Feb 13 2012 @ 04:22

    ... the story I mean.

  4. 49erFaithful Feb 13 2012 @ 13:30

    This story is all over the place, and yet still manages to flow coherently. Nice blend!

  5. Chaz Feb 13 2012 @ 20:32

    I think the similes are very apparant as they represent the Id in its humpty-dumpty trousers bended knee covered bridge west subway AMSTERDAM! (um, never mind.)

  6. murielschipp Feb 14 2012 @ 09:17

    You lost me there Chaz! lol..

  7. SlimWhitman Feb 15 2012 @ 04:09

    I think Chaz was referring to this... http://foldingstory.com/ao9tu/ not!

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