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This one’s called, SOME SORT OF IN-BETWEEN INDUCED BY THE COUNTERACTION OF THE INGREDIENTS IN LIQUOR AND ENERGY DRINKS

i had been peeled away from my ectoplasm whisked away from celestial residue to a dance club just in time for last call i was dirty apartment drunk but looking to parlay it into bar laid as per the usual of the time i was high off of energy drinks and liquor and was dancing with a spanish girl and was unashamed by my hard-on when the lights came on and as i told the spanish girl that we should go somewhere she told me she was with her family and pointed to a group they were all there looking at my hard-on and their daughter niece granddaughter as far as i could tell i had somehow stumbled into a lucid dream she had constructed out of the memory of her quinceañera i left her to her sleep with a smile and a kiss to the cheek when i couldn’t figure out my friend’s apartment i got into my car for the twenty minute ride back home to my parents’ house a ride i had done hundreds of times before but i got lost in the monologue of my head and transported myself three hours into the future behind the wheel REM sleeping while awake stuck in a purgatory of metaphysical action and non-action in the hypnosis of dark matter it’s possible that my body was in this car but my head was still living in someone else’s dream i pulled over to the side of an unknown road and tilted the seat as far back as it could go and cried because i wasn’t home and i had been apart floating and haunting and lost i went to sleep there and didn’t dream

 

 

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Chuck Young is watching Ghost Dad from a bare twin mattress in the basement of his dead childhood best friend’s parents’ house.

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