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BoresHead

Member since January 28, 2014

ABOUT ME

Right now, I'm reading:
Parking tickets.

My favorite story of all time is:
Harold and Maude

In bed I like to read:
My mind.

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:
Where ever I find them.

If you were to throw up your hands in exasperation and yell "it's the story of my life," what would you be talking about?
Rejection.

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
Eat those carbs. Stay nicely hydrated.

The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
Cat Stevens song "Trouble"

If I could have one person read my writing on SMITH it would be?
He's dead.

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