(The ‘Eek!Cards’ explan.)
For those of you who missed the super-fancy Woe of the Road book reading at Books on the Square in Providence last night, I’ll give you a taste of what you missed by posting a few snippets. These are from my piece ‘Spring Broken‘ only, since I don’t have the rights to quote the other authors.
(Come to think of it, I probably gave up the rights to quote mine in the agreement, too. Or to post the book’s name. Or refer to myself in the first person.
Meh. I’m sure it’s fine. There’s even a “rough draft” of my piece deep in the archives, if you know where to look.)
Anyway, some snippets, in no particular order:
“My parents had trained me to have an immediate, instinctive, almost violent reaction to guilt of any kind.”
“My other friends backpedaled like a Tour de France clip on ‘rewind’.”
“We felt like cosmonauts, and smelled considerably worse.”
“I resolved to spend the rest of my vacation soaking — and likely sleeping, and quite possibly drowning — in the condo hot tub.”
“Because yes, Virginia — there IS a Jacuzzi Claus.”
Okay, maybe I’m starting to understand why you missed it now. Don’t be smug. It was still good times. Good times.Permalink | No Comments