All Nighter

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I am watching the morning sun rise from water towers. It shines hollow through the London Plane leaves.

We are going to bike to the city. I am riding to Chiat, an ad agency on Madison avenue to drop Chris off.
Right now he is looking for his wallet.

We woke Julie earlier this morning. To appease her I cut cantaloupe and made coffee, though she refused the latter. She carried the melon on two paper towels out the door. I can just picture her on the train #nomnomnom.

I feel pretty awake except my eyes take awhile to focus; my body feels far away. But it’s okay: as I told Julie, Chris, Matthew and Jessica, today’s going to be a great day.

I’m going to piss off the roof.

Published by Daniel Ryan Adler

Daniel was born in Brooklyn, NY, and has lived in Portland, Oregon. He studied literature and philosophy at NYU and creative writing at Edinburgh University. He is finishing an MFA in Fiction at University of South Carolina.

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