To The Suicidal Mama Struggling To Stay Alive


By Kimberly Zapata Dearest Mama, You may not know me — and I may not know you — but I see you. I get you. I understand you. I know exactly what you are thinking and how you feel. Of course, I know that may not mean much. My virtual compassion does not make you feel any … Continue reading To The Suicidal Mama Struggling To Stay Alive

I Attempted Suicide But Didn’t Want To Die


By Kimberly Zapata The day began like any other: with the pungent smell of cigarettes and coffee, with the distant sound of footsteps and muffled conversation, and with the rising of the sun. An early “Wait, it isn’t even 6 o’clock yet. Why is it bright out?” rising of the sun. Of course, I didn’t see the … Continue reading I Attempted Suicide But Didn’t Want To Die