The Dark Balloon

A weblog by Hao Lian.
A terrible secret guarded by golems.
A note that thanks you for being born, all those years ago.

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Joking With Each Other

Roomate #1: I eat to help overcome sadness.
Roomate #2: You must be sad a lot.
#2 laughs to signify he's joking
#1: Yeah...I'm...uh...clinically diagnosed with depression. I didn't want to mention it, but...
#2: Oh. Er. Ah. Hm.
#1: I got you good!
#1 and #2 laughs
#2: You had me good there, man. You looked dead serious. I actually thought you had depression.
#1: Actually, I do, and you're a really bad friend. I hope you die.

[(2004 July 14) .]

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