Below you will find the results of my having challenged myself for a number of days to write a short story with a beginning and middle and an end inside of 30 minutes. Here is what I came up with. I hope you like it.

He borrowed the dude’s Walkman, which contained Ride The Lighting. He listened to it on the school bus ride all the way up to Worcester; field trip to the planetarium.

Turns out he loved the record. It was harder and more intense than the Foreigner shit Black Flag had been stumbling through.

No way he was apologizing to those dirtbags in shop class, though. Even though they had the right t-shirts.

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