Cigarettes Will Kill You

Reading Time: 4 minutesThere was a time when I was younger that I didn’t let the people around me know that I smoked cigarettes. My best friends and I would acquire some packs from older friends, and sneak off into the woods just behind the corner store where we’d hang out while we smoked a few. Dumb, I know. We…

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Dear Friend

Reading Time: 7 minutesDear Friend, This is not a confession. There is nothing to confess. I would have to feel guilty for that. Let me be clear; I do not feel the slightest bit of remorse for anything. What happened was not my doing. I just feel as though writing to you, getting this all down on paper, will help…

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The Boy in the Window

Reading Time: 4 minutesShe tried pulling herself back, but however hard she tried, however hard she pushed, she could not stop her feet dragging her towards the open window. She dug her heels into the wooden floor, feeling splinters coming off it as her feet dragged her onward. Her hands caught the window-sill, and the wind blew in her face,…

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The Sound of Silence

Reading Time: 3 minutes  (TRIGGER WARNING: If you are sensitive to topics involving self-harm, please refrain from reading any further)   The road had been covered in a dense fog. Denise decided to rent a room for the night, seeing as she had parked near an unfamiliar hotel. She got out of her car, looking around for any signs of…

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