Percolating It Ain't

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Effort and random associations are struggling to steep the vapors of imagination with something more than retread ideas and glossy superficiality.

I should be doing something else. This will amount to nothing anyway. I should go read ‘Civilization and Its Discontents’ finally. Should be interesting since the author did cocaine and all.

“Is my Dr. Pepper still in the fridge?”
“When did you buy a Dr. Pepper?”
“I got it at work.”
“Did you take out the garbage?”
“What’s that got to do…never mind.”

Blegh, I can’t write anything but garbage in this state. Garbage in; garbage out. That’s how it goes, right? I think it’s supposed to be about computers, but we’re just big computers. Squishy computers with hair and skin and stuff.

Why do I want a Twinkie all of the sudden? They’re never as good as I think they will be, but I always eat the second one anyway. What’s that mean? What does anything mean?

“Honey, the garbage?”
“Don’t be mean.”
“Don’t be lazy.”

Man, I wish I didn’t hate coffee.

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  1. Avatar Mighty-Joe Young (A.K.A Strong Coffee)(LoA)

    oh this is off the lead rope.this is just good. You know president bush was a cokehead but not until after he became president, he did have… the way cocaine is bad kids look what it did to charlie murphy

  2. Avatar ElshaHawk (LoA)

    a line-for-line of MJY’s. Nice job capturing the tiredness and staying with the bleary-eyed concept behind this story. I hate coffee too and am guilty of leaving the garbage to the hubby.. :P

  3. Amj Lone Writer

    Way to go THX. I think I might have to sequel this one.
    The last line is awesome. :)

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