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titles. [06 Aug 2007|08:47pm]
what would be an appropriate name for a literary press?

i can't name anything myself.
2 / elephants!

[14 Jun 2007|03:45pm]
i don't normally post my writing here, but this is short and a dead-end and i suppose i just felt like offering it up. i don't think i like it. i don't feel it has much zest.

the funeral.Collapse )

laid to rest. [23 May 2007|09:09pm]
of all the little, unfinished things i wrote in the past 3 years, only one sentence that i found had any sort of promise, and that single sentence was all that was written.

even that needed work.

it's summer and all kinds of beautiful things are happening.
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[30 Mar 2007|10:57am]
adventures in film!Collapse )
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[11 Mar 2007|05:37pm]
hangover headache.

i'm so antsy but i don't want to do anything but lay in bed. i ache for nothing! the collision of so much and so little.
1 / elephants!

[19 Feb 2007|10:59am]
yesterday at work everybody smelled like hot typewriter ribbon.
3 / elephants!

[16 Feb 2007|10:26pm]
i have not forgotten you!

that said, it's cold here and i'm going back to sleeping with one eye open.
6 / elephants!

[11 Jan 2007|02:01pm]
i believe i've come to an agreement with the spider in my bathroom. he won't rear his little brown..head and crawl about while i'm in there, i won't throw him in the sink. he won't build webs on whatever personal items i leave out (most recently it was the mouthwash bottle), and i won't rudely knock his dinner (filet a fly carcass) out of the web so he has to go get it off the floor. it's a nice arrangement.
3 / elephants!

[06 Jan 2007|11:56am]

"it's not like you can just eat an orange, you have to seduce the damn thing."
8 / elephants!

[01 Jan 2007|10:57pm]
driving home from work with don mclean's "american pie" (thankfully) barely audible, my father reminded me of how my first driving lesson involved a lack of power steering fluid, running over a curb uptown and blowing a tire. it's decidedly much funnier to him now than it was then.

i turn twenty in 29 days.

[01 Jan 2007|05:12am]
happy new year!

holy mary, my vinyl-sided tower is gonna blow over in this wind.

[21 Nov 2006|09:20pm]
judging by the garbage left on the side of the road, i've come to the conclusion that there are nightly parties being had that involve drinking, smoking, combos pretzel snacks, arby's horsey sauce, and condoms (mostly smoking and horsey sauce). i may not be invited but i plan to catch the guests one of these nights!

photographs from this afternoon at a later date if they come out all right.
1 / elephants!

[13 Nov 2006|02:59am]
a night spent mending torn lace bras and wondering why i constantly type "photonucket.com" and get really fucking frustrated about it like it's not my fault. i've never been more of a nervous bundle of energy than i was today, hoarse-voiced and panicky. coffee before my shift is potentially a bad idea.

what's up with these betty crocker microwave cakes? i'm impressed. water and cake mix and a little over a minute! better than the easy bake oven i never had.
2 / elephants!

[09 Nov 2006|09:54pm]
three hours, a spoon and a knife, two burnt fingers, begging & pleading, nine specialists and six diagnoses later, there is still a large chunk of blueberry bagel trapped on the bottom of my toaster.

it doesn't look like it's going to make it out unscorched, but i'm holding out hope.
5 / elephants!

[01 Nov 2006|03:47pm]
happy november!

useful french phrases, volume 1:
je veux - i want.
j'aime - i like/i love.
je voudrais y aller - i would like to go there.
c'est loin d'ici? - is it far from here?/how far is it from here?
naturellement - naturally!
oui, certainement - yes, certainly.
à vos souhaits - to your wishes (said after sneezing).

today i am going to read until it's time for dr. phil.
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[31 Oct 2006|11:37am]

happy halloween, ladies and gentlemen.
6 / elephants!

[25 Oct 2006|09:25pm]
it's so cold in new york that i woke up to last night's apple cider glass covered in condensation. time to invest in a better winter jacket.

the boy and i are visiting to switzerland and france in february. what should we see there?
& who wants to teach me more useful french than i already know?

no sleep no sleep no sleep.
6 / elephants!

[19 Oct 2006|12:57am]

does anyone remember me?
16 / elephants!

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