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[Feb. 1st, 2005|01:04 pm]
Roy Janik
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Ripping off an improv class exercise, I wrote two short stories this morning:

Once upon a time, a flower sprang out of a seed in the middle of a lovely garden. And every day the flower would stretch its petals and shout "It's great to be alive!" Until one day, the sun was covered up with a dark cloud and the flower knew what it was to despair. And because of that the flower began to pick its petals off one by one. And because of that, the flower soon had no petals left at all. And because of that, she was hated and shunned by the other plants in the garden. Until finally, her little flower heart was filled with bitterness and hatred for all that is beautiful in the world. And ever since that day, the gardens of the world have had to contend with weeds.

Once upon a time a flake of dead skin fell off of my body. And every day it would twirl about my living room floor in a dizzying display of microscopic acrobatics. Until one day a tiny dust mite discovered it and devoured it with greed. And because of that, the dust mite was possessed with the spirit of the flake of dead skin. And because of that, the dust mite began to dance. And because of that, dust mites came from all around to watch the curious show. Until finally, my living room was filled to capacity with cheering, enraptured dust mites. And ever since that day, it's been mighty itchy in my house.
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[User Picture]From: kbadr
2005-02-01 07:17 pm (UTC)
You and your improv class. You think you're so damn special.
Well you're not the boss of me!
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[User Picture]From: nekomouser
2005-02-01 07:23 pm (UTC)
Ok, that's good. Now, Roy, pretend that you are the boss of him. Decrease his status. You're at a company picnic and you make widgets. Go!
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[User Picture]From: zinereem
2005-02-01 07:26 pm (UTC)
Kareem, now I know they're have been some 'issues' recently. Everyone knows that your widgets haven't been quite the 'right' shape recently. They're supposed to look like little crosses, and yours look like, lets face it, penises.

But no one's getting fired, at least not today. This is a picnic, man! Now have a god damned hot dog before I force it down your throat.
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[User Picture]From: zinereem
2005-02-01 07:27 pm (UTC)
By the way, using the wrong "they're" was part of the character.
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[User Picture]From: kbadr
2005-02-01 07:50 pm (UTC)
Well, I showed the design to your wife, and she didn't seem to mind it. In fact, she didn't even know what it was. I had to explain it to her with diagrams, and small words.

Pass the kraut.
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[User Picture]From: cailin23
2005-02-02 02:44 am (UTC)
friggin' geeks
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[User Picture]From: kbadr
2005-02-02 02:50 am (UTC)
Yep. Anyone who sets foot on a stage is geekin it up hardcore.
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