To speak the name of a sweetheart or former crush is a magic spell. I could recall and reminisce on just about everything, but I always had a whole lot of trouble saying their names out loud. One time, I wrote them all down. Twenty-five names. Twenty-five sweet little girls. Each name a song, each … Continue reading chapter one 02142021 2100
What is ALI without his FATIMAH?
Everything I own is a square. Screens, tables, couches, chairs, chess sets, pillows, windows, doors. Lawns and driveways, buildings, parking lots. Aside from my steering wheel, my toilet bowl, and a few little things in the kitchen, just about everything else is a square. The curious thing about it is that perfect squares do not … Continue reading chapter one 02132021 0945
All of the good people are in hiding, and there’s no escaping the idiots. So there’s this astounding young woman on Twitter whose name I’ll spare you so as not to perpetuate any more of her syphilitic diarrheic mop vomit of an excuse for critical thought. But anyway, this woman once objected to a man … Continue reading chapter one 02122021 2300
Nice guys finish last, it’s true. But kind men, they never finish at all. They go on forever. So what’s the difference? Because there is a whole cavern’s chasm's worth of difference between a kind man and a nice guy. Both of them won’t mess with you. Both of them don’t want any trouble. But … Continue reading chapter one 02122021 2200
Baby, Baby, You know how this works.
This is a story about a boy in middle school who also happens to be a Royal Prince.
To be ALI, or not to be ALI?
I get the sense that we’re all trying to say the same thing, but we’re so used to fighting that we hardly notice. We fight about how it was said, and who said it first, and when it was said, and how it was worded, and which full moon is The Full Moon. And in the … Continue reading chapter one 02012021 2200
Since when were women equal to men? Since when?