Long layover, Part 3: Out of control

Gone native. Eating
chips doused in cheese, roast beef. Heart
attacks, pounds attach.

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Airport robbery

Boingo charged me eight
bucks for all-day internet.
Sucker born right here.

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Nap

Drool on my cheek, it’s
dark, daylight gone. Sat on couch,
crashed, kidnapped by sleep.

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Airfare robbery

Four days’ notice, it’s
500 bucks to fly coast
to coast. Got no choice.

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Drumsticks for dinner

cheap protein source at
99 cents a pound but
it gets old real fast

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Bright future

Quit, burned bridges, then
asked for job back…in a text.
Guy’s got major balls.

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Late start

Still-in-my-bathrobe
day, a car without gas that
can’t leave the garage.

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Interview

Hear myself rambling
on, using sixty words when
six would do, and cringe.

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Moved back home

God, stupid parents
How’s work? Boyfriend? Pretend to
care but want me gone.

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Got nothing

as told to Evernote this morning

writing the story
of my life so far only
seeing blank pages

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