Essay The Self Swindling Swindle : My Brain

1326 Words Feb 13th, 2016 6 Pages
The self-swindling swindle “Hmm… I have absolutely no Idea what to write about.” I twirled my pencil in my hand as I wracked my brain for something that I could base my essay on. Although I had been thinking for close to half an hour by now, the only thing that I could think of was writing about how I was in denial about being overweight, while I was in middle school, accepting the fact, and trying to do something about it later. However, I felt that writing about something like that would be far too embarrassing and probably wouldn 't be very interesting at all. My pencil shot out of my hand, soaring across the room as if I had shot from a catapult. I got out another and wrote down “fatty fatty boom boom” on the piece of paper in front of me. I thought back as far as I could go without losing important details, trying to think of anything that I could embellish to the point of being an interesting self swindle essay. I have always been a rather literal person so coming up with something was difficult for me. I decided to switch tactics. Maybe thinking about everything that had ever gone wrong or ended poorly in my life would bring me what I was looking for. Two of some of my hardest times sprung forth. Moving to Michigan and my entire sixth grade experience. Without hesitation I wrote them down on my sheet of paper, got up, and played video games for the rest of the night. The next day, during English class I decided to split the sixth grade idea into two,…

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