spicy chicken supreme

that was the day

i used to like taco bell in my naive youth when they had spicy chicken crunch wrap supremes

but one day my dad brought home taco bell

and instead of a spicy chicken crunch wrap supreme

it was a normal crunch wrap supreme

and i said

“dad, why didn’t you get a spicy chicken crunch wrap supreme? this is just a normal crunch wrap supreme. spicy chicken crunch wrap supremes are my favourite.”

and he said

“nick, they don’t have the spicy chicken crunch wrap supreme anymore so i just got you a crunch wrap supreme.”

that was the day that i saw the world for the bleak nothingness it is. the day i realized the infiniteness of the universe and the finiteness of human existance

the day i realized that the same rays from the sun that keep us warm today would one day strip this god forsaken rock of all it’s life, all it’s history and all it’s meaning, ending tremendously in an explosion that would be marveled by the universe for a moment, and then flicker out and blend itself with the infinite blackness of the backdrop of space.

that was the day that i stopped playing pretend