Maria Yzecka in 25 Years

Avatar Author: LMR LMR is someone in their late twenties who has yet to figure out who they are and what they will be. When she auditioned for _Wheel of Fortune_, she solicited the help of her internet peers in order to find an appropria... Read Bio

I’m gonna be dating a musician or an artist or something — somebody unconventional, who will really get me. I’ll travel the world, seeing all this cool shit that everyone always talks about when they talk about traveling the world. You know, like the Eiffel Tower and the pyramids and stuff. I won’t be famous or anything, but I’ll look like I could be. People will look at me and want my life.

Yeah, right. Like that’s ever going to happen. I’m probably just gonna end up fat and broke and living in some hellhole, probably on my third marriage to some stupid asshole who just sits around and drinks beer whenever he gets home from whatever boring job he does. The only person who will understand me will probably be my therapist who’ll give me “free” sessions for sleeping with him, and I’ll probably just end up spending my nights at the bars, watching all the pathetic losers like me try to drink themselves happy.

Call me whatever you want, but at least I can admit it, unlike most of these other losers here.

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Comments (7 so far!)

  1. Avatar Gradual Uprising {LoA}

    I love the striking differences between the first and second paragraphs!!

    in ur last sentence the unless should be unlike, but other than that good job!

  2. Avatar LMR

    Thanks for the edit! I can’t believe I missed that one!

  3. Avatar Mr.Gabriel

    Hey, not everyone is the classroom is a loser!

    Anyway, I loved her voice.

  4. Ahfl_icon THX 0477

    That was brutal but a stingingly accurate portrayal of the simultaneous pipe dreams that keep us going and the bitter resignation that acts as self-fulfilling prophesy.

    Break out, I say! Break out, and chase that better dream!

    At the very least, don’t sleep with your therapist.

  5. Avatar H.S. Wift

    Wonderful. And wonderful that you got here before someone who didn’t get Maria stole her. I love the difference between the dream and the fate she seemingly resigned to.

  6. Avatar Music-Hearted

    Awesome. I love how clearly you understand Maria’s voice as a narrator, it really adds color to the piece.

  7. Avatar LMR

    Thanks for your kind words, guys! This was easily the hardest challenge yet, and I’m glad that it went over so well. Everyone’s bringing their A game!

Whoa there, partner, hold up!

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