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30 June 2005 | Vol. 5, No. 2
it'll get different
at work i wonder
if i should take anti-depressant medicine
finally, i decide, no, i shouldn't
later, i am feeling really depressed
do it, i say, take anti-depressant medicine
still later, i feel better
anti-depressant medicine, i say, ha, ha
ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha
an hour later, i catch myself thinking extremely hard
about a bright green apple being where my heart should be
About the author:
Tao Lin's stories are forthcoming in The Cincinnati Review, Other Voices Magazine, The Portland Review, Opium Print, and Bullfight Review. These are stories from his collection, Bed, which will be coming out in the future. He lives in New York City.