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Forum: Introductions 04-21-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 138
Posted By Prodigalson
It must have been a few years (before my time),...

It must have been a few years (before my time), but welcome back.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 04-21-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By Prodigalson
With an inferiority complex, otherwise you...

With an inferiority complex, otherwise you wouldn't have said probably.
Forum: Free Writing 04-14-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 337
Posted By Prodigalson
I must have been following this Way for some time.

I must have been following this Way for some time.
Forum: Free Writing 04-13-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 337
Posted By Prodigalson
I moved thirty-six times in forty-eight months,...

I moved thirty-six times in forty-eight months, after my wife disappeared on me with my son and everything we owned.

Moving isn't bad; it's the not knowing where you're going that hurts.
Forum: Free Writing 04-11-2018, 05:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 131
Posted By Prodigalson
Aunt Mom

I was talking to my just-turned-18 year old daughter on the phone the other night, while her Aunt Lisa (her mom's sister) folded clothes on the couch, and I was telling her how I'm fed up with these...
Forum: Fiction 04-11-2018, 03:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 758
Posted By Prodigalson
"If the first thing you write is good, then...

"If the first thing you write is good, then everyone is lying."

Whether you stole that, or wrote it drunk, daes13, it's the truest goddamn thing I've ever seen.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 04-11-2018, 12:25 AM
Replies: 6,058
Views: 446,597
Posted By Prodigalson
And how to know the truth, or even if the truth...

And how to know the truth, or even if the truth is worth knowing? Is it best to believe nothing, and to search for the hidden reasons behind the utterance of an untruth? For in politics and...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 04-09-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 592
Posted By Prodigalson
No, you call them far ants cuz you southerners...

No, you call them far ants cuz you southerners can't pronounce "Fire."

You know -- all y'all.
Forum: Free Writing 04-04-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,409
Posted By Prodigalson
A sailor's burial. Get your mind out of the loo,...

A sailor's burial. Get your mind out of the loo, Nick.
Forum: Poetry 04-04-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By Prodigalson
That I'm not very good at love poems. ...

That I'm not very good at love poems.



It was your poem that got me thinking about how my love poems never end up sounding like I love her -- except for one, that went:

When the morning...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 04-02-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 739
Posted By Prodigalson
That's so eighties, anyway.

That's so eighties, anyway.
Forum: Poetry 04-02-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By Prodigalson
Trying to write love poems.

I was recently reminded of when I tried to write poems about love, and could only come up with these (I was in my twenties at the time):

Faith (or, They Can Count On Her)

"I trust my wife...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 04-02-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 739
Posted By Prodigalson
Whew.

Whew.
Forum: The Intellectual Table 04-02-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 739
Posted By Prodigalson
You did not name a child Ecstasy. Or Ethyl.

You did not name a child Ecstasy.

Or Ethyl.
Forum: The Intellectual Table 03-30-2018, 12:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 739
Posted By Prodigalson
Lost my dad's car on tequila one night, when I...

Lost my dad's car on tequila one night, when I was in high school. Found it three days later stuck in a rut on an over-grown logging road I had no recollection of being on that night (hell, I had no...
Forum: Non-Fiction 03-28-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 457
Posted By Prodigalson
So someone else remembers...

So someone else remembers...
Forum: Non-Fiction 03-18-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 457
Posted By Prodigalson
I believe on a diet of jerky and acorn mush, all...

I believe on a diet of jerky and acorn mush, all you shit is pellets.
Forum: Poetry 03-18-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 462
Posted By Prodigalson
Sounds familiar. The best thing I ever did, as...

Sounds familiar. The best thing I ever did, as far as making some sense out of what had been up until then a chaotic life, was write it all down. Seeing it put down in words on paper is a lot...
Forum: Free Writing 03-14-2018, 05:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 950
Posted By Prodigalson
Strange how close to barbarism we are, that a...

Strange how close to barbarism we are, that a little bit of artificial light is all that keeps it at bay.

Guess we're not really civilized. We're just scared of the light.
Forum: Poetry 03-14-2018, 04:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 374
Posted By Prodigalson
Ed probably knows.

Ed probably knows.
Forum: The Library 03-12-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,043
Posted By Prodigalson
I find if I don't watch any news for a couple of...

I find if I don't watch any news for a couple of months, the noises in my head go away.
Forum: Writing Help & Issues 03-12-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,277
Posted By Prodigalson
What's there to think about? All I write is...

What's there to think about? All I write is non-fiction, and that's how it all starts: by putting it all down exactly as I remember it, without worrying about punctuation, or sentence structure, or...
Forum: Lyrics 03-12-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By Prodigalson
...and people say there are no chemtrails.

...and people say there are no chemtrails.
Forum: The Intellectual Table 03-12-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 510
Posted By Prodigalson
The meth problem and the opioid problem are more...

The meth problem and the opioid problem are more intertwined than one would think. In California, the Mexicans took over the speed business from the Hells Angels back in the late eighties, early...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 03-04-2018, 01:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 510
Posted By Prodigalson
What's a little flogging to a person who feels no...

What's a little flogging to a person who feels no pain?

You want to hurt a narcotics addict, just take away their pills.
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