I’ve been thinking an awful lot about writing a suicide note lately. Don’t worry, I’m not thinking of “ending it all” or that it would be “easier to just give up.” Rather, I was just thinking about how effective of a frame it would be for telling a story. Think of all the things you would want to say to people not just if you were going to die, but were planning on ending your life. Who you would want to thank, what you would want to say to them, how you would want some people to know it’s not their fault, how you hope others will suffer because of it (hey, like I say, writing it as if it were real, not rational). I don’t think I will ever do it, or if I did I doubt I’d make it public, since it would be too easily misunderstood, but I think it would make one hell of a creative writing assignment in a college composition class.