Seen on the Purple Line to Linden at about 8:45 a.m.
hard being a Greek goddess in a world where people no longer believe in the
Greek gods. We’ve fallen upon hard times. And in case you haven’t noticed,
Greece has as well! Think that’s a coincidence? Think again. But you know what?
I don’t even care. Those assholes abandoned me, so I abandoned them in turn. I
moved to Chicago, and now they can wallow in all their fully-deserved misery.
sometimes I miss the homeland. The rolling mountains lush with olive trees, the
sapphire-blue sea. And it’s Olympics time! Back in the day I would have been so
happy, watching over the muscled men in the stadium, favoring a select few.
Nobody seeks my favor anymore. And now the games can take place in any ugly old city. London? What a joke!
By the time that gray, gloomy colossus came into existence, I was already
At least it’s easy to dress the way I’m meant to
these days. With my flowing maxi-dress, my strappy sandals, and my strong,
glinting hoop earrings, I feel a little bit like my old self. If I close my
eyes I can picture Mount Olympus. I can feel the breeze stinging my cheeks as I
gather strength from the stories people tell about me below.
I went to Greece in 2008. It was absolutely beautiful. See?
I'm glad I got to go before it started burning.
I'm super excited for the Olympics, you guys. Opening Ceremonies tomorrow...