June 7th, 2003

Froud - bad faeries

A cautionary tale for ye young lovers, from the long-ago days of 1990

(Or was it '91?...Little of both, I guess.)

Because I'm procrastinating from finishing my term projects, I looked through my old writings and found this little piece ("gem" really seems an overstatement). Though it is written as a short story, and the boys' names have been changed, it is in fact completely true. It was once the great romantic regret of my life. Now it's just funny. Now that I am a well-behaved Ancient Person, I hope it can reassure, guide, or entertain today's teenagers.

P.S. I cringe at some of the sappiness now. But you should've seen my actual teenage writings. Sugar overdose; diabetics beware!

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