A writer shouldn’t be happy. It’s counter-productive.

Coco Densmore
Nov 25, 2023
Photo by Antonio Castellano on Unsplash

July 4, 2018

A year ago, I was in the hospital. I spent most of the day in my room writing. There were no classes because of the holiday.

There were cupcakes at the nurse’s station, with red, white, and blue frosting. I ate two, with blue frosting. My tongue and lips were blue for hours.

“A writer shouldn’t be happy, it’s counter-productive.”
-Larry, The Durrells in Corfu

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Coco Densmore

Coco Densmore writes about Embracing Her Single, being HSV-2+, living with bipolar mental illness, and overcoming childhood sexual abuse. www.cocodensmore.com.