February 15, 2010
Tonight's garbage night. The trash in my room is full of plastic, paper and empty packs of cigarettes. Threw a container of CVS-brand drano into the recycling bin after pouring it into my sink, listening carefully for a popping sound or any indication it was working but only hearing the clear liquid bubbling, sluggishly working itself down the drain. Half an hour later, the drain was still clogged. I can't believe how long I've lived with seeing my own mouthfuls of toothpaste, spit into the rising water and dissipating like aquatic snowmen, drying like white tears around the basin.