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october lies (october 15th, 2008, 1:01pm)

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october 18th, 2008

the light bulb above my head flickered ominously, turned yellow by weeks of smoke and dust. flies flew cirlces around them, creating a buzzing sound that filled the room. the rest of us sat in a circle, watching him roll the joint. this was our home, i knew, because we had nowhere else we wanted to go.