Damn Anxiety, Social Anxiety, and Arnold David De la Cruz

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A Stand-up Piece:

Title: Damn Anxiety, Social Anxiety, and Arnold David De la Cruz

There’s a stigma with mental illness. This thing that exists and affects millions of people, and what do we do instead of recognize its mere existence? We try to hide it under the carpet or something. You can still see the damn thing sticking out. But we still pretend it’s not there. “Uh, I see you.” I remember once someone knocking at my door. I seen shadows through the mosaic window.


Life is Beer

Booze Tales

A beer at noon. That’s how life should be. I’m not interested in the happy hour. Too many hours leading to it go wasted without a drink, just to save a buck or two.

Little Brown Girl in the Rain


God thought it would be nice to shower the town. Texas had suffered another scorching summer. No one expected such rain, so many walked without umbrellas along the sidewalks getting soaked. It was an excuse to play in the rain.