Author Archives: LAUREN PAREDES

About LAUREN PAREDES

Lauren is a transplant from Central Virginia. She enjoys Flannery O’Connor, The National, and not incorporating the term ya’ll into a sentence. Ever.
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DRUNK POETS’ SOCIETY: CHRISTINE @ OBERON

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The Dig‘s Poetry Night + Drunk Poets’ Society = Probably the most appropriate double dip Continue reading

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EXIT POLL: MARY @ THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY @ THE COOLIDGE

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No, I haven’t, but I’ve heard the synopsis from a few different people, and it sounded too tragic and beautiful to not see it tonight. Continue reading

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DRUNK POETS’ SOCIETY: ALEX @ THE FIELD PUB

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If there’s anything I’m certain of, it’s that both traumatic events and alcohol make it even more crucial to hear strangers’ life stories. Continue reading

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DRUNK POETS’ SOCIETY: PATRICK @ FLAT TOP JOHNNY’S

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After all, each word here has the potential to aid someone in saying something they may not be able to say without this medium. Continue reading

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DRUNK POETS’ SOCIETY: LUNA @ RUSSELL HOUSE TAVERN

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I don’t know why some drinks lead the imbibed to become more philosophical than others. Continue reading

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DRUNK POETS’ SOCIETY: CHARLOTTE & A.J. @ CHRISTOPHER’S

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“Most poems make me feel stupid, like they’re trying to say something just for the sake of making me feel that way.” Continue reading