I met my best friend on Omegle

To the Left

The internet was the perfect escape from my social anxiety. Omegle, an online chatroom for “meeting strangers and making new friends,” was where I lived.
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I read it on the internet

Work in Progress

On my computer, I wrote troves of poetry and metaphorical stories, burdening Microsoft Word documents with lamentations about the depression I had been dealing with since fourth grade, and about my parents divorcing. Alone in my room, symbolic pen in my hand, I began, in earnest, to cement my career as a writer.
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Attention, please

Reading life closely

My attention is a currency, passed between entities at the rate of a fraction of a penny per visit, per minute. Thinking about it for too long disturbs me.
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