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Our Final Drag

I burn through friendships like a smoker’s last pack of cigarettes; it’s hard to kill the addiction when the past has the best aftertaste. It now feels unnatural to pack our memories tight and watch them burn and roll off the curb. Your laughter was secondhand and I was naive to assume we were joking together. You granted me the freedom to …

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The Beginning, The Middle, The (Let’s Not Talk About The End)

A few days ago, I finished watching Netflix’s newest miniseries 13 Reasons Why, based on the book written by Jay Asher, and it has left me pondering. Because the story ends on a cliffhanger, I am left with so many questions. But I am also wondering something else: Why is 13 Reasons Why such a sensitive subject? For centuries, there’s …