• be. commented on the post, shorthand 6 years, 11 months ago

    I never learned the fast way to – I never learned the shorthand for it. I’ve never figured out how people can move so quickly in and out of –

    It’s like there’s a code – not so secret but new to me.

    News to me.

  • be. commented on the post, nominated 6 years, 11 months ago

    So to be chosen.
    Singled out.
    What a lot of pressure.
    What a lot to live up to.

    Seconded?

    Oh, dear. Oh my.

    Now what?

  • be. commented on the post, hearing 6 years, 11 months ago

    I saw a video once of a little boy who had gotten a cochlear implant and was hearing his mother’s voice for the first time. It was a pretty amazing video, actually, and it made me wonder about being able to […]

  • be. commented on the post, separate 6 years, 11 months ago

    Well it seemed like the best thing at the time.
    It seems like the best thing now.
    So what is everyone so upset about?

    Other things that are difficult to separate:

    Egg whites from yolks.

  • be. commented on the post, hallowed 6 years, 11 months ago

    She walked through the old house and looked at where things used to be. The old box-built TV sat there. The table, always with a full jar of lemon drops atop it, sat there. All these empty spaces…

  • be. commented on the post, alibi 6 years, 11 months ago

    Oh.
    We’ve started.
    60 minutes of…
    reasons.
    or explanations.
    or justifications.
    or lies.

    I stare at the ceiling, thinking.
    Thinking.
    Thinking.