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Wednesday Write-in #26: Sad Uncle Dale

Wednesday Write-in #26 @ CAKE.shortandsweet

Prompts: bloodbath  ::  sweet and sour  ::  unplanned

SAD UNCLE DALE

I don’t like my Uncle Dale. He’s a cynic and family gatherings are his forum for lamentations on commercial holidays and young optimism so he’s also an asshole. He bitches on Thanksgiving and he bitches during Christmas and he bitches in February when we’re all gathered on the north side of the city for Grandma’s birthday.

And he always makes me party to his weeping and moaning. Maybe he thinks I’m hip.

Maybe he’s trying to pass the torch.

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