Browsing All posts tagged under »suicide«

What She Was Wearing

November 28, 2012 by


this is my suicide dress she told him I only wear it on days when I’m afraid I might kill myself if I don’t wear it you’ve been wearing it every day since we met he said and these are my arson gloves so you don’t set fire to something? he asked exactly and this […]

This is a Public Service Announcement. This is Only a Test.

October 19, 2011 by


So it turns out my capacity to talk about myself, my writing, and stories in general is more or less infinite. Nobody is shocked. Well, me, a little. I never intended to write here this regularly.* It creates expectations. (That should be read in a deep and portentous voice: Expectaaa-tionss…!) I’d just started to wonder: […]

Suicide Is Painless*

September 29, 2011 by


So after yesterday’s post a few people contacted me to make sure I wasn’t eyeing off tall buildings or bottles of pills. Me: Apparently my post this morning concerned people and some of them have poked me to say, ‘Are you insane/okay?’ Rick: The suicide post? Me: Yeah. I don’t know. You talk about hanging […]

Making Your Suicidal Depression Work For You

September 28, 2011 by


So Ernest Hemingway suggests I hang myself. This strikes me as being on par with the school of thought that gave us: If at first you don’t succeed, call an airstrike. Still… I think he sort of has a point. Not that I think suicide is the answer. But it would give you something to […]