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One-Liner Wednesday – Stories Colour my World

It occurred to me the other day that the books I listen to seem to affect my colouring. For instance, I added the sombre colours of the birds when listening to a story of Nazi Germany (The Nightingale–great book!).

I started this month listening to Neil Patrick Harris’s amazing Choose your own Autobiography. Here’s a sneak peek. Go figure.


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36. Scenes from the Second Seat on the Right

Note: Strong language, drugs

Friday, October 6th, 11:00pm
Sean and Hillary

 

Sean: So. where’s this friend of yours?

Hillary: I guess he’s not on the bus tonight. He’s usually here.

Sean: (rubs his palms together) Guess it’s just you and me then.

Hillary: Where’s your girlfriend tonight.

Sean: I dumped her ass.

Hillary: (raises eyebrows) Really? You guys seemed so tight the night we …

Sean: The night we all got into bed together? Yeah. She was getting tired of it. Started bitching at me that all I wanted to do was bring other chicks home. Fuck that shit.

Hillary stares into space.

Sean: Sooo what about it? You and me?

Hillary: You and me what?

Sean: I dunno. What do you say you and me go and find somewhere to get cozy?

Hillary: Just you and me?

Sean: (looks around) I don’t see anybody else.

Hillary: (stares down at her hands) Maybe we’d better wait for my friend … Barry or Jake or whatever his name is.

Sean: What the fuck? Don’t you want to be alone with me?

Hillary frowns at him, thinking.

Sean: I’ve got some wicked shit. Wanna get fucked up at least?

Hillary: Where is it?

Sean pats his pocket.

Hillary: Do me a favour?

Sean: What?

Hillary: Call me Jessica?

Sean: (smiling) Let’s go get fucked up, Jessica.

 

Next stop: Saturday, October 7th, 9:00pm

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