Asleep and Awake as the Glass Also Empties

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Literary Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic
A novella about College, and the life and love and drinking and searching and finding that ensues within.

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Asleep and Awake as the Glass Also Empties - I

Submitted: August 17, 2012

A novella about College, and the life and love and drinking and searching and finding that ensues within. Read Chapter

II

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II We were letting ourselves get good and numb with Novocain before the dentist started drilling. We were letting friends and frivoli... Read Chapter

III

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  II Time dances, step after step on stage while its pieces and players sway along with the rhythm… And I woke up feel... Read Chapter

IV

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  IV Eventually we were on our sides and smiling at one another. She was moving her hand up and down my stomach with a flat ... Read Chapter

V

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  V The truth was I’ve been trying to kill myself since I first picked up a dumbbell, but it hasn’t worked yet. When... Read Chapter

VI

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  VI I’d forgotten what night of the week it is while standing at the far end of the house by the speakers. From this clos... Read Chapter

VII

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  VII It was later, not quite weeks, but days and hours at least. We were originally with a larger group of people, mayb... Read Chapter

VIII

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  VIII You’re Mike, the hungover, naked, blue eyed kid staring at himself in the mirror because you’re a sucker for shit... Read Chapter

IX

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  IX It was early, but the sun was down and the night felt compelled to remind us of that fact. The air was crisp and everyt... Read Chapter

X

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  X Wes grabs the empty jug of wine by the handle and lifts it off the terracotta tile of our roof. “Once more into th... Read Chapter

XI

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  XI Time blurs like a clock to the ever dilating eye, and I’m awoken by a sound. “Tsssssp…” Short but disti... Read Chapter

XII

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XII I had run hard, and hopefully run as hard as I could’ve. My steps had been driven into the concrete to splinter shins, to c... Read Chapter

XIII

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XIII A Saturday swelled with ubiquitous sunshine, a tinted sunglass blue sky, a sports bar’s outdoor table warped by rain and a pit... Read Chapter

XIV

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XIV We’d like to believe the poisons we love so much don’t kill us… I’m sitting on the edge of the pool with my head tilt... Read Chapter

XV

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  XV It’s been forever and a day, but my guess would be that Dan and Wes are having fun at the beach. Sincerely, and undou... Read Chapter

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