Am i ugly?

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"I need your debit card. i left mine at my place."
"What do you need it for?"
"just buying pizza, the delivery guy is here."
"Let me do it."

He darted to the door and saw a geek. He thought that he wasn't that bad looking but still on the ugly side. He knew he could do alot for him. change his life. He just shrugged it off. Paid and closed the door.

"Honestly you have trust issues"
"what do you mean?"
"It's just that i asked you for your debit card and you, you know"
"Aggy, you know we've been only dating for five months."
"I understand that. Is it that you don't trust me?"
"I honestly don't know. i just think it's too soon"
"I understand that but five months is along time annnnnd, nevermind"  Softly said Aggy
"If you really want to get closer to me, you should move in."
"I think it's too soon for that."
"Okay, nevermind."
"How much money do you have anyways?"
"The truth is about fourteen million. Why are you asking about that anyways? i told you i was loaded. You know."


Another day at work. Hmmm, got to put the guitar down. "So, so you think you can tell". Can't get that song out of my head. I walked down stairs grabbed my keys and walked to my Corolla. I looked at the time. and it was about an hour before work. Might as well grab some food. What do i feel like today? Oh, how about some tacos.
The line is pretty big. Oh, it's moving pretty fast. Good old 'Sal y Limon'.
"Ummm, I'll grab three fish tacos and maybe one of your Mango pop."
Where should i eat? Probably in my car. I was chowing down the tacos when someone side swiped my car."Oh, great". I rolled my eyes and got out.
"Buddy, what are you doing?"
"I was eating and you just rammed into me, what are you doing?"
"You were pulling out, I swear to god."
"Do i know you? you look familiar."
"You look familiar too. I don't know."
"Can you just let me off easy?"
"Look at the damage on my car. We are doing this right."
"Please i can't afford another accident."
"You should drive safer, that's all I'm saying."
"I don't have information, i left it at home."
"What's your number? I'll call you for your information."
"I got a new number let me get it. My phone is in my car."

She get's in the car, pretends to look for her phone.

"Dude, call the cops" said a stranger
"No, big deal."
"You don't know who she is?"

I turn around and she was pulling out. She was already half way out and hit the back of my car. She fingered me and turned right on the street.

"Fucking retard! Get a life! Ugly ass, maybe some plastic surgery!" screamed the lady
"What the fuck!" i screamed "Who is she?! where does she live?!"
"I don't know where she lives but her name is Agnus Palmer. She's a criminal. White collar crimes."
"Okay mister, thanks for the info"
"what's your name by the way? I will be your witness"
"It's James"


Oh my god. Did yesterday really happen? Fuck! I get out of bed and get ready. Look at the scratch on my car. I headed to work

"Is your head in the game today? were expecting three hundred orders by the end of the day"
"I'm early, I'll buy a pizza"
"That's totally fine"

So i took the pizza to the car. I see a guy saying a bunch of things in latin. Sounds like he's casting a spell or something. Totally confused. No one speaks latin now a days. He was waving his fingers in a circular motion and than pointed it at someone. No,.what the fuck? I swear to God Just good timing. Oh, he's laughing now. I got out of the car. And walked towards the other person.
"Are you okay?"
"I'm fine. I just tripped that's all."

I looked at the guy that was pointing his finger. "How'd you do that?". He just laughed and didn't say anything. Than he walked into another store. I scratched my head and just headed to my car and ate. About eight minutes later, Agnus walks out of that same store. I got out of my car and ran to her.

"Hey you! Agnus! we have a problem!"
"Ummmmm, sorry i had something to do last night, very important. I can give you my information now. How do you know my name?"

The guy that was pulling magic came out and walked towards me and Agnus.

"What's going on?"
"She hit my car yesterday and drove off."
"No, she wouldn't do that."
"I had an emergency yesterday and I really had to go. My sister was in the hospital with sarcoydosis." said Agnus
"I know everything about you! I know your a white collar criminal! I am calling the cops."
"No, she is not!"
"Yes she is, her name is Agnus Palmer"
"No, wrong person. Her name is Agnus Smith."
"Check her I'd, a guy told me about her yesterday. He was frauded by her. She dated him until he gave up his pins. He lost six million dollars."

The magician went completely red. He stood there staring at me, than at her than at me. He had a fustrated look on his face.

"I believe you!" He screamed. "And you don't ever talk to me again, were through. That's it. And you I'll find someway to get you back for telling me about this bitch."
The stranger rolled his eyes and just walked away, got in his car, and drove off.


"James, take a break. It slowing down. Someone is here to see you anyways."
"Who is it?"
"I don't know."
"uh, Okay."
"He's outside. He said he has business with you."
"Uh, okay"

I walked outside and see the magician. What does he want? He looks kinda sad. What a creepy smile though.

"Ummmm, can I help you?"
"Yeah you can help me. Or maybe I can help you."
"No, thanks."
"Honesty, I pay my debts"
"Ummm, your not indebted to me"
"Don't worry, just take this."
"what is it?"
"That will change your life."
"what is it?"
"It's a potion."
"for what?"
"Figure it out. Take it when you feel like your lost. By the way, Agnus is in jail. I called the cops"
"Okay mister, understand. What's your name?"
"My name is Magic. i really got to go. See you later. Just remember my debt is payed now."
He got into his car. and drove off.


I got home from work. I was looking at the bottle. Really a random drink in a dasani bottle. Totally confused. I smelled it. Huh, smells like, oh, coconut? I don't like coconut. Hmmmm, for when I am lost. what does that mean? I'm lost now. Not really but is it going to make me rich or something? Whatever. I look at my guitar and picked it up. Trying to master this song. "So, so you think you can tell, heaven from hell, blue skies from pain." I paused and looked at the bottle. I put the guitar down and grabbed the bottle. I looked at it. Gross, green. I threw it in the trash. and just headed for bed.

I woke up, brushed my teeth and headed downstairs. 'So, so you think you can tell.'
"hey baby, bad news , your dad lost his job. We need your help while your dad get's back on his feet. It's tough times and we don't know when he is going to work again. So can you move back in with us and help us out? We are going to lose the house."
"Mom, I understand, but can you give me  a break. Dad will find a job in no time."
"He has been applying but no one is calling him."
"ahhhh, mom, it's alot to move all my things."
"We can help."
"okay, how long do you think it's going to take for dad to get back on his feet?"
"I don't know, maybe a couple of months. We racked up debts"
"Okay mom, talk to you later. I'll make arrangements."

I hung up. "Ahhhh, shit". Really move back in after being kicked out for a tradition since I was eighteen. I don't even make that much money anyways, maybe I should tell her that. I get up and stare at the garbage can. I'm not lost but really move back in with my parents. What else; got scammed. That's pretty much it. Now I think about havn't had a girlfriend or anyone since i was in grade six; work at a menial job delivering pizza; all my friends moved to Toronto; guess i am lost.

I grabbed the bottle. Looked at it for the last time. Paused. Unscrewed it. and ungulfed the whole thing. Huh, nothing. I feel kinda dizzy actually, it did feel magical. It did something, what? I don't know. it was sorta like floating and stars. Okay nevermind. Weird.

Okay, day off. I think i should get a life. Let's go to the bar and try to pick up some girls.

I walk to my car and people are looking at me intensely. Huh. "What are you looking at?" She just ignored it and walked inside her house. I got into my car drove to the nearest restaurant. Too early to go to a bar. I arrived at Denny's.

I walked inside and all the girls were looking at me. I noticed. "How many". "Just one." The waitress sat me down. I was super confused. I look around girls were all staring at me. They were acting weird. Suddenly I look at the front door. Must of been seventeen girls at the front door. I didn't think anything of it. I look behind me and there was a crowd of females just standing right beside me. I headed to the bathroom.
What the fuck? Really when I'm lost. I looked in the mirror. I turned red. What the fuck. I giggled in confusion. I got really nervous. I look different. I looked better. I couldn't tell how much better. Alot actually. What the hell? I'm hot. Uhhhhh. I started to shake and just left.


Next day I walked into a bar. Alot of cute girls. Oh, he's here. I didn't know what to do. He was drinking a beer.Looking really meloncoly. Huh. i knew i needed for him to explain.

"Hey, Magic"
"James right?
"Uhhh, what happened to me?"
"Nothing, just capitalized on my debts. That's what i do"
"Just don't worry, have a great life."
"I don't understand, like what was that? how am i so hot?"
"Figure it out. I am Magic. Just enjoy it. I made you the hottest guy in the world."
"Um, okay, thanks I guess. I didn't need all that. Just a thank you would of suffice"
"Okay james." he rolled his eyes

He put a twenty on the table and left. There were about eight girls around me, listening to the conversation.
"What's your name?"

"It's Michelle."
Another girl said to me "Do you want to go on a date?"
"I'm talking right now."
I turned to Michelle "Let's get out of here"
I took her hand and left the bar.


I should be off after this delivery. Getting really tired. Concentration, concentration. Don't hit anything. "So, so you think you can tell, heaven from hell". What the fuck? Really a jaywalker. Hurry dude. taking way to long to cross the fucking street. Oh,hh great, dropped a fucking orange. Okay finally.
'Wish you were here.' Oh it's over, my favourite song of all time. Kinda hungry. I should grab something to eat. Oh, yeah I have a sandwich. Steering with one hand I grab the sandwich. I look up at the road then down at the sandwich trying to unwrap it out of the siran wrap. Then suddenly I look up. i see a girl. She ran in front of my car. I hit her

"What the fuck! Oh my God, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no!"
I get out of my car to see if she was dead or not or how badly she was injured.
"Someone help!"
I random stranger came over.
"What happened?"
"I just ran her over. She came out of no where."
"Call an ambulence. I'll check her pulse."
I dialed 911 on my phone.
"What's seems to be the problem?"
"I just hit a random girl. I don't know if she is fine or not."
"Can you tell me your location?"
"Knight and Kingways"
"Okay we'll send over help immediately"
She hung up
"Is she fine? Tell me she is fine." I was in tears.
The stranger was extremely red.
"She has no pulse. She's dead." said the stranger
I was at the scene for about four hours. I left in tears. I drove home, and didn't even want to drive home. I got home and was in the front porch. I sat on the lawn chair.I Couldn't even get inside. Then I opened the door. I see a letter.

I took the letter to my room and didn't even want to read it. I stopped crying. I saw a bunch of tear marks on the envelope. I opened it up. More tear marks on the letter. I started to read it.

"Dear, James
I know you probably don't know who I am. Just a reminder I am one of your customers. I've been in love with you since the moment we met. We were talking about how stupid people were which made me laugh a ton. Do you remember my name? I thought you were the cutest guy. I don't know what happened to you but when I saw you at the bar, I knew i had no more chance with you. Remember what you said to me at the bar. You turned into a jackass. I know stuff about you, alot of things. I was in the same shoes lol. Now you are living the dream and I am not. I knew before you had no friends, lonely and desparate just as i was. You were my only chance at love. I guess i will see you tonight. I'll be seeing you around, not really, lol.
Sincerely Stacy Cummings"

I started to ball my eyes out again. I had no clue what happened. I just went to bed and fell asleep crying.

Two days later.

"Mom, just put it over there."
"How you holding up with everything? What was her name anyways."
"I don't know"
"Just forget it. It was a mistake. "
"I didn't say anyhthing to you but you have extremely blossomed by the way."
"No, mom, I don't want to talk about that."
"I can set you up with a girl if you want. I know a family that has a daughter that you have alot in common with.. They want you and her to get together. I havn't talked to them in a few months but she is really, really pretty. One of the prettiest girls I've ever seen.
"Ummm, okay, I guess i can give it a try. What's her name anyways"
"Her name is Stacy Cummings, She drives for a living just like you."

I went completely dead.


Submitted: April 22, 2020

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