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The Trouble Is In My Head by Steve Sibra
I have problems because my head is a watermelon. I can’t see where I am going. If I try to kiss a girl I get slippery black seeds all over her blouse; so her dad hits me and splits me wide open.
“Stay away from my daughter, you slippery green son of a bitch.”
“Yes, sir,” I think but cannot say.
“And quit dripping red sugar water all over the carpet.”
“It’s not water, sir, it’s juice,” I fail to say. “Also, you broke my head.” Somehow he hears me.
“It’s water you toothless prick.”
“Yes, sir,” I don’t say.
The SHORT TALE 100 – SEPTEMBER 2016