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Your Presentation Left Much to Be Desired

So yeah, I actually read a book for once in my life.  I don’t really want to call this a review, but I guess that’s what it is.  I mean, how do you seriously review an autobiography?  Like, “Oh I think you’re cool, but you’re life was pretty boring… I’ll give you 2 Stars.”  Boring is not the case for this book, or I probably wouldn’t have finished it.

Anyway, here are some words about the memoirs of Laura Jane Grace (of Against Me!).

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Together We’ll Ring in the New Year

This must be it.
Welcome to the new year.

Look!  I started a new blog… again!  5 years ago this very night I started The Backend of Forever, and that lasted a good nine months or so.  I’ve got my own personal URL, and I guess this is what I’m going to use it for.  If you read that first post on the old one, this one should look very familiar.

The drinks were consumed,
the plants were destroyed,
and the hors d’oeuvres dismantled.

I might have said 2012 was going to be big for me… and it was.  I started living by myself, I went back to school, I didn’t go insane (I think).  Bigger things have happened to me between now and then.  2016 was a huge year for me, and I’m hoping 2017 is just going to keep going up.  I’m finally starting to see that light of stability in certain aspects of my life.

I’m not smiling
behind this fake veneer.
I am often interrupted
or completely ignored,
but most of all I’m bored.

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