I'm A Tit-Twistin' Philanthropist
The thing about me is I wear a mask. I've always considered it a mask--I don't know why. I've never really "hidden" who I really am, I just don't always show people right away. I've always come off as a giant asshole. Maybe in some ways I am. If you think I am--quit reading, I don't want to shatter your preconceptions. No one likes to be proved wrong. And quite frankly it's way more fun to say to your friends "man, that guy's a dick"
Why I Write
There was this teacher I had in high school who read my work. She was amazed. She loved it. It made me feel good and it made me want to keep going and I did for awhile. Later on some kid made up some lies about this teacher and in a second I realized how fast all you worked for could be taken away, how your dreams could be crushed. It scared me. It still does. She is a great teacher, a wonderful mentor. She made me cry once. She made me laugh a billion times. If she reads
Fucking Birds and Paper Trails
A little birdie told me once I'd never amount to anything. I lied--an entire flock of birds have told me I'd never amount to anything. So this is me. . .telling those birds to fuck off.
True, I may be a twenty year old nothing, but I'm a twenty year old nothing with a pencil, a sharp tongue, a dream and a story to tell.
People have always said the best stories are the real ones. Some people
As a little treat I'm going to post a few excerpts from my soon to be published book "Diary of A Twenty Year Old Nothing" Enjoy!
The following book is my collection of thoughts, that said, it can get a little gritty. I have been through a lot in my life and sometimes can be conceived as an angry person. In actuality I am one of the sweetest, most selfless people in the world. When I began writing this piece I was going through a very rough patch as a result,
Everyone asks me all the time to tell them about myself. It's a hassle when asked several times a day, especially for the silent, shy writer that I am. For this reason, I'm going to share my story: what makes me. . .me. What's led me here and what gives me my "fuck it, just smile" attitude.
Quite simply, it begun with Cancer. I had a life before cancer, yes, but I never truly lived it. I was young dumb and in love, with the man who I thought I was going to marry. It was