All tagged creative nonfiction

I have hit the wall of optimism. There is no more.

I’ve been on an optimistic high for so long and now I’m crashing. Reality is biting me at every turn. I’ve lived in the creative bubble for the past three months now, thinking that if I just worked hard enough I would persevere. I want to tell you that this is what happened but it’s not.

He didn’t even remember me, instead, giving me the practiced customer service smile. His hair was bigger and whiter. He finally had his teeth capped. Before, we would talk about his yellow-brown teeth and how much they disgusted us.