Sunday Night Questions I

Hello! I’m The Deranged Writer, and welcome to the new series here on The Dispatch, Sunday Night Questions. In this series, I will answer 5 “yes or no” questions about this week, and explaining my answers is allowed but not required.

Now, let’s start!

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II: The Day the World (Almost) Went Away

Trigger Warning: anxiety, depression, and suicide. Please be advised.


March 25, 2019

Background Music: Nine Inch Nails’ “The Day the World Went Away” (1999)

That very morning, I tried my best to get up from my bed, take a cold bath, and change my clothes. Even having breakfast has been a challenge, but I did it anyway.

I’d listen to the words he’d say
but in his voice I heard decay.

After doing all of that, I locked the door, took a seat in my bed, and stared blankly on the floor. I had enough of pretending.

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