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Category Archives: Bullying

The In Crowd

I’m a leader and other girls do what I say and fifteen are helping me deal with Rebecca. I’m bigger and can easily beat her up by myself but that’s not the point. I want everyone to hate her. She used to see a guy who dropped her for me. That’s not enough either. The […]

Also posted in Bullies, Education, Families, Mental Health, Suicide

Dolphin Brother Supports Incognito

This story is in the collection “Basketball and Football”

Also posted in Bullies, Football, Jonathan Martin, Miami, Racism, Richie Incognito

Pastoral Kiss

Once skinny target John pumped iron and in two years built body and brass enough to train as boxer and on Saturday afternoon walked into park and sat on grass next to unknown young woman whose boyfriend leaned to protest. John punched his face and as girlfriend screamed grabbed shoulders and kissed fiery lips.

Also posted in Romance, Short Pieces - GTC

Vincent Talks to Patient

This story is part of the collection “Paint it Blue” To see “Self-Portrait with Dark Felt Hat” from 1886, please click here

Also posted in Art, Mental Health, Painters, Suicide, Vincent Van Gogh

Was Vincent Murdered

This story is part of the collection “Paint it Blue”

Also posted in Alcohol, Art, Campaign 2012, Mental Health, Mitt Romney, Painters, Suicide, Vincent Van Gogh

Bullies on Screen

Millions are bullied at school every year. Documentary film Bully studies several. Let’s focus on two. Bespectacled Alex is skinny, awkward, and nervous. He likes learning but says has trouble making friends, and when tries on school bus, bigger boy says, we’re not friends, I’ll shove broomstick up ass. Alex’s father lectures nobody respects punching […]

Also posted in Education, Mental Health, Movies, Short Pieces - GTC, Suicide

Bully Solution

Most days in class few guys call me four-eyes or squirrel and say I’ll be in trouble at recess. Sometimes I try to stay inside but teachers make me go out and play. I’m not smallest kid in schoolyard but one of them and maybe most clumsy. When you’re that way everyone knows. Bigmouths get […]

Also posted in Education, Mental Health, Short Pieces - GTC

Was Vincent Murdered

This story is part of the collection “Paint it Blue”

Also posted in Alcohol, Art, Mental Health, Painters, Poetry - GTC, Suicide, Vincent Van Gogh