How many times had I let myself connect with someone only to have it thrown back in my face?
("Thirteen Reasons Why")
More Quotes from Jay Asher:That's why you did it. You wanted your world to collapse around you. You wanted everything to get as dark as possible.
But I need to wake up somehow. Or maybe not. Maybe it's best to get through the day half-asleep. Maybe that's the only way to get through today.
It's nothing. A school project. My go-to answer for anything. Staying out late? School project. Need extra money? School project.
We didn't get that chance because I was afraid. Afraid I had no chance with you.
You told me I wrote that poem because I was afraid of dealing with myself. And I used my mom as an excuse, accusing her of not appreciating or accepting me, when I should have been saying those words into a mirror.
I hope you're ready, because I'm about to tell you the story of my life. More specifically, why my life ended. And if you're listening to these tapes, you're one of the reasons why.
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