In An Attempt To Make Myself Relevant I Have Written An Essay

Tara Sparling writes

Overly Explanatory Introduction: I’ve been experimenting lately with the essay form, because hashtagmillennial, zeitgeist, modernity,youth, the internet, etceteraad infinitum lorem ipsumexpelliarmus.

All the young people are doing it, you see. I’ve long wondered about the trend for personal essays (except when it comes to David Sedaris, who makes all of the sense) so I thought I’d experiment by trying to write a shortessaywhich was perhaps humorous, but not necessarily that personal. There areonly so many tales I can stomach of crippling personal grief or embarrassment on the road to personal revelation (leading, most probably, tofurther crippling personal grief or embarrassment), so I have no wish to add to them.

Also, this summer I will be experimenting with not constantly giving out on this blog about things I possibly don’t really understand which might possibly create embarrassment in my future. And that’s about as personal as I’m going to get.

So…

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