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Category Archives: Parties

Party Kiss

This was my first real New Year’s Eve and I drank beer and wine and bourbon and kissed a couple of girls I’d been too shy to talk to, and we all toasted Helen’s parents for being out of town. I remember the countdown to midnight and cheering before I gave Karen a big wet […]

Also posted in Alcohol, Families

Party Talk

conversation consumed by festive groans

Also posted in Poetry - GTC

Professor Party

He taught English or something at Berkeley and students called him Professor, admired clipped beard, and cheered when he entered parties. Students eventually said they didn’t know when professor asked, and he stopped anyway because they hindered drinking, and teaching too proved inconvenient before he lugged ragged beard into streets of Bakersfield.

Also posted in Alcohol, Bakersfield, Drugs, Education, Short Pieces - GTC

Christmas Food

thirty years merry company christmas parties no one damaged evident act of god no longer assured worries new boss banning festivities since every year food sickens millions hospitalizes thousands kills hundreds

Also posted in Christmas, Food, Health, Poetry - GTC, Religion