Idiolexicon: 11/27/2006


Andy Nicholson

Brian and Max

Brian owned a dog.
Her name was Max.
She was a small dog.

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Brian is a man.
He is unhappy.
That is a funny joke.

*

Brian filled Max’s bowl.
She ate the food.
“Sorry, Max, you can’t have any more.”
Max looked at Brian.

*

“Oh my god.
“Oh my god,” Brian said,
“I’m having a heart attack.”

*

Max sat on the couch.
She looked out the window.
“Waiting for someone?” Brian asked.

*

The car stopped suddenly.
Max fell to the floor.
“Are you all right?” Brian asked.

*

The sun was out.
Max lay in the sun.
Brian sat on the couch.
“Why am I not happy?” he asked.
Max rolled onto her back.

*

Max lay on the floor.
Max slept.
“You’re a lazy dog,” Brian said,
“You’re useless.”

*

Brian put on his shirt.
Brian put on his pants.
“I have a date tonight.”
Brian put on his shoes.

*

Max sat on the couch.
Brian put his jacket on her head.
Max didn’t move.
“I’m still depressed,” Brian said.

*

Brian walked into the bathroom.
A moth sat on the floor.
“You’re a big moth,” Brian said.
He put the moth in the toilet.

*

Brian and Max left the house.
They walked down the street.
They walked through the park.
“Why don’t I have any friends?”
They walked home.

*

Max lay on the couch.
Brian sat down on the couch.
“Only you understand me,” he said.
Max stretched out her body.

*

Brian and Max sat on the couch.
“Do you believe in God?” Brian asked,
“Well… I do.”

*

Morning arrived.
“Another day, another dollar,” Brian said.
He drank his coffee.

*

Brian drove his car.
He hit a trash can.
He got out of the car.
“Now I’m late.”

*

Max sat on the table.
She ate some food.
“That’s my food,” Brian said.

*

Max peed on the floor.
“You’ll never work in this town again,” Brian said.

*

Brian tried to do a push-up.
He couldn’t.

*

Brian ate a doughnut.
Brian ate another doughnut.

*

Brian stood at his front door.
He grabbed the doorknob.
It wouldn’t turn.
This was the wrong house.

*

Max lay on the couch.
She jumped to the floor.
She walked to the window.


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