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Jun 06, 2019 07:30:38

Unpopular Opinions

by @danielmiller PATRON | 223 words | 🐣 | 308💌

Daniel Miller

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I stood there in front of the crowd, the stones in their hands glistening in the summer sun.

"I like the new Dave Matthews record," I said loudly but not quite shouting. A stone flew up from the back of the crowd, barely missing my head. Then another more direct throw struck my leg; then another my shoulder. They hurt.

"I'm not mad about the new Dropbox pricing and I like the new features they added to justify their price hike." Three rocks flew at me simultaneously. They all connected, whap, whap, whap.

"I occasionally pray for Donald Trump," I said, wincing. A rain of stones flew from the crowd. I turned away. One hit the back of my head. It hurt. I instinctively yelled defensively, "Mostly that his terrible decisions won't ruin the country or the world in unreconcilable ways!" I heard some curious "Oh"s from the audience.

"Having an account on Facebook is unconscionable!" I shouted. Ouch.

"Most assholes are just afraid of something!" I yelled. A few scared stones flew.

"We're all doing the best we can, given the circumstances!" I screamed, the taste of blood forming in my mouth from the trickle flowing down my face. I heard some "Huh"s from the crowd, but no projectiles were launched.

I guess not all my weird opinions are unpopular.

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