Stories tagged drunk

Things to Do in Prague

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We are not doing a good job of ignoring Pink Floyd.

Last Call

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It’s last call for the Class of 2001, their five-year reunion drawing to a close, and Brenner, in his standard t-shirt and holey jeans, has just arrived.

The Darkness of White Noise

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I love your free spirit he says.

Is This Something?

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Four years older. You are in grad school in Florida. I am a college sophomore in California. Love for you filled all of my teenage years. Still five months till I turn twenty.

A Litany of Bruises

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It’s no surprise when Mark comes home drunk, nor is it unexpected when he grabs me roughly by the arm and slaps my face because I didn’t have dinner waiting for him. The difference is that this night tears spring to my darkened eyes and slide down my swol

At the Wedding

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I wear a white dress. I vomit on hers.

Kelp

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I thought it was the cry of a bird. Sleeping on a beach for a year will do that to you. They cry out all the time, especially near dawn. I was cold and thinking slow. I was hung over too, so sue me for not paying attention right away.

A 3.7 GPA and 1.7 BAC

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I had a serious illness during my senior year of college called senioritis. It affected me primarily the second half of the school year, after I got into graduate school. So, with that, I…

Catastrophe

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As bad as it is you say it is not that bad, you say it made your Sunday.

A Game of Dodge Ball

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Mo Dean woke up sober. And tired. Tired of life, of soiled pants, rash, vomit, and whiskey sweat. Tired of holes in his pockets and blisters on his feet, of hanging signs asking for dimes and getting only pennies. And most of all, tired of the police.

Charlotte

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Half way through our cigarettes she told me her name was Charlotte.

Twin Lakes of Whiskey

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not that we ever had before

If I were dying

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The doctor told me: "You have 24 hours to live. no more, no less."

Diagnosis

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I am studying the way/ dust bunnies emerge, grow/ and apparently reproduce.