What Jerry Had to Say About the Meaning of Life

My boss walks into the teacher’s room. “Essay day!” she calls. All the teachers, myself included, groan. She puts a fat stack of hot paper on the communal desk. My first class is a pile of pimples, pit-hair and angst. Middle school is the worst, I think, taking a mirror from the girl in the front row as I walk in. I pull out the … Continue reading What Jerry Had to Say About the Meaning of Life

A Giant Floating Ball of Dicks

It’s late. I watch my friends argue. It is a cool night, a bit wet; windows wide. I consider killing myself in the morning. “He’s a Dick,” L insists, lighting a joint. B shrugs, “Everyone is a dick in one way or another” L nods taking a long hit. He looks up at the ceiling, blows. The smoke pools, listens a moment, rolls it’s eyes and … Continue reading A Giant Floating Ball of Dicks