It was the summer of 1984. school had been let out for summer, and a young boy, was heading out for a day with his friends. starting off with riding their bikes through the town of Ayer, MA. then they went to the park to play ball. then after words, it was time to go to boy’s house to play Atari! finishing up the day, they went to the five n’ dime store to grab a famous slush puppy, and a microwave cheese burger something new to the young kid’s, that was fun to do back then, the end of the day was here, and the boy went home, walking through the door, the boys mother, brother, uncle,and some friends were having a party, heading for the shower, and getting ready to watch the boobtube, and get settled in for the night, the boy’s uncle asked how his day was?! telling him of the day, the uncle was all a bought awesome, sounded like you had a blast! the two were always talking, and having fun, joking with each other all the time. the summer was going well, and the boy, was still wondering the street’s with his friends, just being kids! then one day, the boy got home, and the same people were visiting, and the uncle to, then he came out saying, hay how a bought we have a day together, we will shoot some hoops, play some baseball, take a cruse around in my classic ride, then go to the diner! now this was not your ordinary diner, it was all stainless steel, inside and out! it had the old jukeboxes that sat on the table, and played forty five records it had five phone booths, that had the door that slid shut sideways, and a light came on from the ceiling when you shut the door,it was just like being in space to the boy, and he loved it! the boy would even go there, when he was riding his bike, he would use the bathroom, make pretend to be talking on the phone just to go in, and mess around,this place was like a feel good place if the boy was down, and now he was going to have another memory, some fun hanging with his uncle! going to bed that night him and his uncle talked a bought the day, and both said that they would see each other in the next day. the next day came, and when the boy woke up, the boy felt strange, for some reason, he thought to him self, i didn’t have a dream? this boy would always dream, but last night, it was pitch black, like he was sitting on a wall looking in to the sky , and their was no stars out! just black, and when he woke up, very creepy, strange feeling! shaking it off, and just getting ready for the awesome day that was planed the night be for, heading to the bathroom, and notice that everyone had their head hung low, tears streamed out of his mothers eyes. coming out the bathroom, and now very curious of the sight he just saw, he asked , whats wrong? out of no where his older brother jumped up and screamed in his face! shut the fuck up! then his mother screamed in his face! leave him alone he don’t know what happen, then the brother stormed out the house, and the mother still tearing up, told the boy to sit down, cause she had to tell him something. very confused, and choking up inside he knew this wasn’t good! then she said it, your uncle hung him self in the tree out back, of our apartment, the tears began like a bad storm! the boy ran to his room, from a distance he heard his mother say, they are still trying to find out why? days went by, and the boy tried to do things to keep his mind busy, but now and then, he would find him self in this river of tears! After a few years, he was getting the hang of dealing with that night, then it came, the reason why he did what he did. the night he left the boys house, after planing the day they were going to do, he had to meet his girlfriend at the time, at the diner the boy used to love to go to. there they talked, and when they were done, the boys uncle went to hang himself, it always haunted the boy, but it made him wiser be for getting in a relationship with a woman, and how to deal with his emotions if it was to happen to him. the story was, the uncle was told by the girlfriend, that she no longer wanted to be with him, and she was already seeing another man.
now your probably wondering, if the boy is still alive?, or is he in a relationship?, or how you the writer would know all this stuff? are you his friend? a person in the neighborhood that heard it in the local news? No, because i am…. that boy!