Free Advice: The Working Girl

To:  79sparrows@gmail.com Date:  09/20/10  Your site is pretty cool.  I am an 18 year old female from Ohio.  I graduated high school this past May, and don’t know what to do.  I am so glad to be out of school because most of it sucked, but now that my whole life is ahead of me, I’m…

September Changes Everything

Oh, September. I never really liked you. Summertime is never long enough.  For three measly months, we get fabulous heat, convertible weather, and an abundance of seafood.  The days are long with sunshine; lots of reasons to call out of work and sit by the pool.   I’m in love with summer because it was the…

A poem by Bukowski

the schoolyard of forever the schoolyard was a horror show: the bullies, the dragons, the freaks the beatings against the wire fence the eyes of our mates watching glad that they were not the victims we were beaten well and good and afterwards followed taunted all the way home to our homes of hell full…

Welcome to my nightmare

Having spent years of my life in remedial algebra, you’d think I’d gotten somewhere. Not so. At no point during the excruciating hours studying looking at equations, did I feel much progress in the algebraic area of my life. It just never ‘clicked.’ When it comes to algebra, I believe you either got ‘it’, or…