The List-maker

HE HAD A GREAT PLAN. IT JUST DIDN'T WORK.

Starting over is never easy. But I had done it so many times that I became quite an expert at it. The story was always the same, with minor variations.

I would entice some unsuspecting soul into a relationship with me. After winning her trust, I would revert to my old pattern of daily drunkenness, working just enough to appear responsible and also ensure I had drinking money. Eventually, she would see through my game and order me to leave, often with a police escort. I would wail and lament the loss of all my possessions in another attempt to win the sympathy of my next... Login to read more
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