The Self Swindling Swindle Essay

1308 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. 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 flew out of my hand, soaring across the room as if it were 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 in my life would bring me what I was looking for. Two of some of the hardest times in my life sprung forth. Moving to Michigan and my entire sixth grade experience. Without hesitation I wrote them down on my half 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, the part about how I thought that I could get away with not…

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