Skip to content

Phone calls from suck

September 28, 2011

My voice quavered the whole time, and in order to get the shivering in line, I lowered my voice to a deep drone that felt alien. It also had the unexpected effect of making it sound like I had barely bridled rage. Pulse racing, heart drumming, I ignore most conversational cues. I interrupt. I pause—oddly—by extending the last consonant of the last word I had uttered. I let out sudden breaths of air, so it sounds like I am running in short outbursts throughout our conversation. I had to remember to breathe when I should have been listening. I am aware of all of this.

No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: