Entries By Alyson
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Shiny floors sticking to my shoes… everything is waxy and hateful here. I’m no good at running and jumping yet. I’m just a little girl. I never played jump rope beforeIcan’tclimbaropeikeeptrippingovertheladdersknockingdownhurdlescantclimbcantruncantjump.
I’m not good enough.
They’ll laugh at me.Posted By alyson On 08.22.2009 @ 10:18 pm
Tables and chairs at the 50′s diner. Fender Benders, in Glendora with my crazy crazy grandmother. She thought I was being Buddhist, but I really just like incense. A very Christian lady… crazy crazy grandmother. Whenever I see chrome I think of my reflection in the table legs after I wiped them down with a moist towelette. “To keep away germs,” she said.Posted By alyson On 08.21.2009 @ 5:27 am
ABCD multiple choice, you always are supposed to pick C. It’s the most common answer, and you can usually fake your way through anything pretty well by picking C. It’s the space between the lines, between the rain, the space where you’re momentarily free from getting a shit ton of water dumped all over your head.Posted By alyson On 08.19.2009 @ 5:06 am
Collapse: like a rag doll dropped on the floor in the middle of a thunderstorm because you’re frightened by the great and terrible sounds. Your daddy holds you close; you can smell his beard. The doll is left behind on the rough wood floor, soaking up rain from the leaky roof as you forget your fear and become a big girl.Posted By alyson On 08.04.2009 @ 8:56 pm
Leaves vines everywhere in my hair in my mind, growing growing filling up spaces filling up my soul in the pockets in the places meant for your hand to fit so delicately in mine, everything is growing, we’re growing, I’m letting myself drift upward into the sky, grasping at the handles of cars, letting go and searching for giants everywhere.Posted By alyson On 07.21.2009 @ 9:45 pm
She looked at him, her face lit up, her eyes grew bright, her heart burst. When she saw the other girl go up to him, and kiss him. Her heart bursted again. In the bad way. She would never feel the same about some other person. She loved him, but he didnt love back.Posted By Alyson On 01.09.2010 @ 5:00 pm