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June 16th, 2010
I've got Jesus cutting my lawn in San Diego. As far as I know, it's not the actual Jesus from the bible but a different one.

How was it decided it was okay to name your child after the son of God? I'm assuming there's no mention in the bible of "Name not your spawn after the son of God, unless you change the pronunciation".

You have to know the first parents to call their kid Jesus took a big risk. Probably, as a last minute attempt to ward off a potential stoning, they came up with the alternate pronunciation.

May 29th, 2003
The teacher from the neighboring room walked in and saw Mr. Calloway clutching me tightly.

“He’s hurting me! Help me!”

“What the hell are you talking about? Mrs. Connelly, this kid’s completely psycho.”

“I always stay afterschool to help, but Mr. Calloway offered me a beer today, and I refused because alcohol’s what got my dad all locked up so then he began to get violent!”

Mrs. Connelly sprinted back to her classroom. Before Mr. Calloway could chase after her to explain, I threw a bottle at his back. He responded by twirling around, his elbow catching my face perfectly.

July 15th, 2007
canít pinpoint why
just this terrible
feeling of discontent
difficulty with sleep
troubles with drink
waking queasy with
terrible aching head
run the day
sweaty and dehydrated
clearing the mind
mostly forgetting problems
shrouded by exhaustion
focus this genius
each step away
another step toward
gaining again ground
lost to culture
craving the warmth
of old friendship
long held kinship
thrown among unwashed
uncleanly snarling masses
strewn restless unconnected
slovenly and superficial
wandering distraught friendless
searching feverish for
that nonexistent bond
kept silent wordless
of awkward glance
both elbows propped
atop the bar
disconsolate glare into
bottom of the