The Curious Incident of the BOOM in the Night-Time


The other day, I woke up and checked my email (I wish I could rewrite this sentence as, I woke up and had sex, but I'm single now and this is what my life has become). There was an email from my ex-boyfriend. The email had no subject. It was sent at 6am. I debated opening it. Nothing good can come of this, I thought. The last time I opened an e-mail from this guy, he used the word cumdumpster in a sentence.

Curiousity got the best of me. I opened the e-mail. The e-mail said: BOOM.

That's it. BOOM. Not BOOM! My life is so much more awesome without you in it! Or, BOOM! I'm engaged. Or, BOOM! I'm drunk and listening to the Black Eyed Peas, BOOM BOOM POW, BOOM BOOM POW.

Just: BOOM.

I did a spam check. It was sent from his real email, and it was only sent to me.

What could this mean? I thought. Could this be a death treat? An apology? A secret code? Could he have been so drunk, he only got to BOOM, and then fell asleep, head first, unto the SEND button?

I fleetingly thought of calling him, but could I say? Did you mean to BOOM me?

I know what you're thinking. I'm spending too much time on this BOOM situation. But I'm a writer, and I want to understand motivation.

BDGS readers--any ideas???