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Killing it could have meant murder.

by kismolnarzs on April 11, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

When I rented the flat I live in, the landlady swore there weren't any cockroaches. I hate them. For a while I only found a few dead ones. Up until Tuesday, when i found an actual living, healthy one. So enormous, killing it coul've meant murder. So I ran to a friend's house. Been doing sleepovers since.


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