Catch Her in the Rye

If you could have any author –living or dead – write your biography, who would you choose?

At first, I thought of Tom Robbins or Hunter S. Thompson, but that would only be good for a short period of my life when I did drugs, had sex often, went out at night and drank alcohol.

Robbins would only poke fun at my quest for enlightenment: Thompson would make a mockery of it.

J.D. Salinger would understand what I wanted to convey about my life. He could dress it up to make it readable:

I would be a female Holden, combined with Esme, observing life and questioning society’s constraints in my childhood. Franny, in my teens, melodramatic and swooning at the difficulty of life in general.

But wait…… Tom Robbins would really do justice to my ten years of caving experiences…… or the guy that wrote “Shibumi”.

To tell the truth; I’m already bored by the thought of my biography!  Even I’m not interested in reading it.

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Ghostwriter.”

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One thought on “Catch Her in the Rye

  1. Ha! I’m not writing to the prompt today, but as I just commented over on Marilyn Armstrong’s blog regarding the prompt, if I had I would have picked Tom Robbins. 🙂 I think he could make sense of the weird stuff, bring humor to the bad, and all in all my life would be much more interesting and colorful, VIVID even, under his pen.

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