Death of Instant Messaging


by Alyson Tait


 

xXHardCoreX480Xx: Party tonight?

Totally_Ska_gal: hell yeah!!!  doing my hair now.

xXHardCoreX480Xx:  turning preppy on me?

Totally_Ska_gal:  stfu

xXHardCoreX480Xx: no

Totally_Ska_gal: ok then you pay for drinks

xXHardCoreX480Xx: bitch, fine. Give yourself a ride to the Ataris concert.

Totally_Ska_gal: omgawd so funny

xXHardCoreX480Xx: Ikr?

Totally_Ska_gal: probably doing  liberty spikes. 

xXHardCoreX480Xx: Very HxC

Totally_Ska_gal: (e_e)

xXHardCorexX480Xx: wtvr, nerd.

Totally_Ska_gal: takes one to know one


Autoresponse from xXHardCorexX480Xx: This happens all the time

And I can’t help but think I’ll die alone


Totally_Ska_gal:  oic. run off then.

Totally_Ska_gal: The worst BFF. Hope you go home alone.

Totally_Ska_gal:  still not back?? Guess ill head out then. See ya there!

 

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Totally_Ska_gal:  Hey lady, make it home safe? You had… a lot to drink.


Autoresponse from xXHardCorexX480Xx: This happens all the time

And I can’t help but think I’ll die alone


Totally_Ska_gal: Your car was still at Dustins when I left this morning, dunno where you made off to.

Totally_Ska_gal:  ill call in a little while… please answer.

 

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Totally_ska_gal: Hannah


Autoresponse from xXHardCorexX480Xx: This happens all the time

And I can’t help but think I’ll die alone


Totally_ska_gal:  It’s been two days. Your car hasn’t even moved…

Totally_ska_gal: please respond now.

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xXHardCorexX480Xx has gone offline.

 


 

Alyson Tait lives in Maryland where she got married, had her daughter, and began her writing journey. She has appeared in (mac)ro(mic), Wrongdoing Magazine, Twin Pies Lit, and Pyre Magazine, and HAD — among others. You can find her on Amazon, and Twitter @rudexvirus1. Her website is AlysonTait.com. Alyson also helps run Inkfort Press.