Me: I don't do sad stuff. I think people who just have to write sad and f'ed up stuff because they think that is the only 'good' writing suck. If you have to write depressing sh*t to make yourself feel like you can express emotion... you got problems son.
...I hated that in creative writing classes.
....Everyone wants to be Poe.
Y: I really didn't like Poe
Me: me either!
Y: So dark and dreary. tortured souls... blah blag
Me: agreed. Knocking weary... meh
Y: And then Thoreau and Walden and transcendentalism and the all seeing eye. Me: They had awesome quotes though Y: yes. But I was at the, I hate this stage in life. Liked Homer though.
Me: ... just got all teary-eyed watching a Harry Potter trailer recounting the years...