making stuff up

Stopping Point

How hard is it to make stuff up? she said. Not hard at all, I said. The real trick is knowing to stop before you get confused.

Labor Force

Do you make all this stuff up on your own? she said & I said I had a lot of people working for me day & night & most of them didn’t know it & I’m sure she was impressed until she figured out what I meant later on.

Future Lives

Anybody can make up past lives, she said. The real trick is to make up future lives & not forget you did it.

General Confusion

I used to be pretty clear on what was real & what I made up, but with everything going on in the world, none of that seems to matter, so I just decided to talk less & smile to myself more, so as not to add to the general confusion