Just listen, Adam says with a voice that sounds like shrapnel. I open my eyes wide now. I sit up as much as I can. And I listen. Stay, he says. Choices. Seventeen-year-old Mia is faced with some tough ones: Stay true to her first love—music—even if it means losing her boyfriend and leaving her… Continue reading Book Review: If I Stay by Gayle Forman.
SUNDAY. Mum was sitting in the backseat with me as we drove back from the hospital, sobbing in a way that thawed at my heart. We’d just been told I had three more days to live. I really wanted to cry, but I was too shocked to even move my lips. I took a… Continue reading When My Sun Set.
I touch the cold walls, to know how it feels to be cold for the last time. I hold my dish of the stale meal and stare at it for a while. Because by tomorrow, this dish would be here and I would not. I sit, hold my head in both hands and sigh. There's… Continue reading Cold, Cold Prison Walls.