Meant to Be Episode 8: The Meal

The smell of bacon was better to wake up to than needing to go to the bathroom; the headache I had took something away from it though; why was I opening my eyes? Why was my body hot when the last thing I remembered was a breeze making my lighter’s flame danced as it lit Ernest’s cigar? I snapped up to a sitting position, out … Continue reading Meant to Be Episode 8: The Meal

Meant to Be Episode 7: The Depths

I had to pee. My bladder, ready to burst, was obviously the reason I’d been yanked out of sleep; Pam moved on my shoulder, and even though I was ready to ruin my pants I took a moment to enjoy the situation. I lasted a second; I stood and she fell onto the couch but not out of sleep. James was spread out on the … Continue reading Meant to Be Episode 7: The Depths

Meant to Be Episode 6: The Review

James had wanted to check what’d already been written; I’d been locked in my room since. “Don’t be dramatic Eddy.” Pam said before another bang on my door. “Yeah,” James chimed in, his voice further away, “Neither one of us really care.” A slam at the end of that sentence, then, “The fuck, does your Mom hate you? Only snack in your fridge is bologna.” … Continue reading Meant to Be Episode 6: The Review

Meant to Be Episode 5: The Session

I woke up on my keyboard, head pounding like it was locked in a basement. I stood and my legs quivered, to move anywhere without falling I had to slide one foot in front of the other. I shuffled from desk, through hallway, into the living room; James jumped up from the couch when he saw me. “Pam went home to get a shower but … Continue reading Meant to Be Episode 5: The Session

Meant to Be Episode 2: The Fair

James and I used the start of the summer to fill our heads with nonsense; his preferred form was smoke, mine online articles, both served as equal wastes of time. One day he mentioned he knew a girl who had a crush on me through school; Pam and I went on a date that was awkward, pointless, was going less places than a two-time felon … Continue reading Meant to Be Episode 2: The Fair

Meant to Be Episode 1: The Speech

Dum. Dum. Dum. I wished my heart would’ve picked a different word to thump out, besides it, the only thing in my ears was the buzz of the auditorium lights.They bled molten gold onto me, showcased the scatter formation of sweat that’d popped up on my face. The stream of latecomers coming through the double doors had finally slowed to a light trickle, the last … Continue reading Meant to Be Episode 1: The Speech