We left for a two week holiday to see a few concerts in California and ended up three months later in a hostel in Guatemala city looking at a map, eating frozen chocolate bananas and asking each other if we knew where we were.

tags: travel surprise [add]

2014-03-03 09:20:39 / Rating: 656 /


One of the saddest things I've ever saw was a little bird that had frozen to death perched on a tree branch alone.

tags: sad bird froze tree branch alone [add]

2014-03-03 09:20:21 / Rating: 549.25 /

new found family

The day her mother told me she loved me and would always be there for me, was the same day my own mother said I disgusted her to her very soul.

tags: gay family irony home love true love [add]

2014-03-03 09:19:32 / Rating: 134.75 /


Is it weird that I had a better time talking to the stripper than getting a lap dance from her?

tags: humor strippers sad funny conversation [add]

2014-02-05 11:27:27 / Rating: 590.75 /


She couldn't bear to look at your bowls and bed anymore but I couldn't bear to see they were gone.

tags: pet loss death dog [add]

2014-02-05 11:27:10 / Rating: 496.75 /


After I broke up the fight with one hand and didn't spill the cup of water in my other hand, I really felt like a true black belt.

tags: martial arts middle school teacher [add]

2014-01-09 10:44:56 / Rating: 528.25 /

Bethany Waite

With a handful of bloody baby teeth, I hopped down the stairs- smile on my face- knowing I no longer needed a trip to the dentist.

tags: childhood [add]

2013-12-19 14:54:41 / Rating: 445.75 /


The day I met you, my acne medicine squirted out in the shape of a heart.

tags: humor love acne you crush [add]

2013-12-19 14:54:32 / Rating: 529.5 /


I hope it's not weird that I felt a sense of pride because I got a standing ovation when I finished delivering her eulogy.

tags: death funerals eulogy family humor [add]

2013-12-19 14:53:29 / Rating: 460 /


A sentence printed on a cheap t-shirt helped me make sense of my life.

tags: epiphany [add]

2013-12-10 09:34:23 / Rating: 503.25 /


I realised last night that the feeling I was chasing during my pot smoking years, was the feeling I now get holding my newborn son.

tags: drugs fatherhood emotions reflection [add]

2013-11-30 16:05:17 / Rating: 638.5 /


I lost my best friend and became an uncle in a difference of minutes, and went to a funeral with a box of sweets in my car.

tags: Life Death [add]

2013-11-29 19:26:12 / Rating: 501.25 /


It suddenly violently struck her that it only takes 2 people to carry a casket that small.

tags: child death sudden loss [add]

2013-11-20 07:34:13 / Rating: 554.25 /

Spooky Mulder

I cried more when Agent Scully came out of her coma than when my grandfather failed to come out of his.

tags: x files death drama dysfunctional family [add]

2013-11-20 07:33:04 / Rating: 472.25 /


The scar on my wrist reminds me that I was once very sad but now the ring on my finger tells me it is possible to be happy, very happy.

tags: depression suicide happiness marriage reminder [add]

2013-11-20 07:32:58 / Rating: 592.25 /


It was when he got down on one knee in the middle of my favourite restaurant that I realised that while he might love me, he really didn’t know me.

tags: don't believe in marriage [add]

2013-11-20 07:32:31 / Rating: 483.75 /


You say that there's no sorry in the real world but I took your sorry with a smile even after you destroyed my childhood.

tags: childhood innocence molestation [add]

2013-11-06 13:32:35 / Rating: 496.75 /


She could have been popular were it not for a poor political decision in first grade: never make friends with the boy who believes he is He-Man.

tags: humor childhood politics [add]

2013-11-06 13:31:55 / Rating: 498 /

Chile Williams

There is no feminine itch so urgent that it can't wait until you have every last bit of diced chile pepper off your fingers.

tags: capsaicin humor cooking [add]

2013-10-30 14:10:54 / Rating: 595.75 /

Church Anxiety

The priest told me I was going to hell for being raped.

tags: religion rape priest hell [add]

2013-10-27 17:09:52 / Rating: 549 /


I went to my pagan, witch, single mother, community help, angel speaking mentor about feeling incomplete because I am asexual and she told me that the only way to be uninterested in any sex was to have a piece of your soul broken off of you during trauma.

tags: asexual hypocrisy pagan sexuality [add]

2013-10-27 17:09:48 / Rating: 495.5 /


As she told me that asylum seekers should be sent away, she sat her son down to watch The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

tags: Australia sanctuary asylum refugee Disney hypocrisy [add]

2013-10-23 13:18:38 / Rating: 533 /


You asked if I was afraid of any animals, and laughed when I told you I was once bit by an ostrich.

tags: first date [add]

2013-10-10 13:13:20 / Rating: 521 /


At the funeral, the bloodied, torn knuckles of my best friend spoke volumes about how he tried to release his only son from the noose.

tags: suicide teenager friend funeral [add]

2013-09-18 11:34:58 / Rating: 685.25 /

Soon to be living solo

"Small wonder I can't shake this cold," I thought to myself in disbelief as I listened to him use my electric toothbrush in the next room.

tags: worst roommate ever he uses my toothbrush [add]

2013-09-18 06:42:55 / Rating: 613.25 /

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