Past Imperfect

Past Imperfect – #84

SR 1084

The final scene of the play was a smashing success, with critics on their feet, rhapsodizing in that way the certain critics do when they decide to pluck a mundane play out of obscurity and then trumpet it as The Second Coming. Admittedly, the story was powerful and emotional, with Dorothy managing to bring her lover back from the dead, a feat that most folks don’t have the expertise or frequent flyer miles to accomplish. (And Dorothy did so whilst sporting an unfortunate bowl-cut hairdo which would normally convince most men that they were probably safer remaining in the spirit world rather than wake up to that mess, making her performance even more notable.) Dorothy would go on to become a famous Hollywood star, and The Hairdo would go on to win a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress later that year…


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    • Wouldn’t you? Of course, if I did manage to pass on (probably due to some poor decisions concerning the over-consumption of dairy products) I suppose I would welcome anyone who took the time to bring me back. But still…

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  1. Once again, I’m forced to consider what fashion-inspired atrocities I might be guilty of that will one day come back to haunt me.
    Of course, I take comfort in the fact that I am rarely, if ever, fashionable.

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    • I was briefly fashionable in 1984 for roughly three months in my college days, after a dorm mate offhandedly remarked that I was a snazzy dresser, and I actually paid attention to what went into and came out of my clothes closet. Other than that, it’s been a string of demerits and shame….

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