Natalie Mitchell is a senior at Clark university, studying psychology and creative writing. Aside from Clark Writes, she is also heavily involved in the Clark Keys a cappella and Clark Musical Theatre, and she thoroughly enjoys singing, writing, rock climbing, and skiing. Love in the Snow was written in 2018 in Michael Carolan’s Creative Nonfiction class. The story hooks the reader in quickly with an intriguing conflict, and makes use of a quick back and forth between introspection and action.
Love in the Snow
By Natalie Mitchell
Hey are you good to talk right now?
I know you have friends there and they all love
talking to you but we didn’t talk much this week
and when we did you seemed like you didn’t want
to keep the conversation going and that hurt. I
wanted to see how hanging out yesterday would
go before I brought it up but even when we were
together then we didn’t talk much.
Yeah. I noticed that.
It’s not that I didn’t want the conversation to keep going.
It’s that I felt like it would kinda die.
Yea. And you’d leave me on read most of the
time aside from when we’d say goodnight. I’m
not saying you should talk less to friends or hang
out with them but I notice and love it whenever
you initiated a conversation.
Is there something I’ve been doing wrong? Continue reading