Write Club is a monthly, literary bloodsport in which contenders face off against each other with 7-minute essays on competing topics. This was the combatant essay for TEACHER.
“This time the discussion seems to move on from the tragedy so quickly that I wonder if there’s something wrong with me for continuing to dwell on it less than a week later.”
“You clarify all of your own thoughts and positions and assert repeatedly that the Fake Elder is not a real person.”
“Let me make sure I understand this correctly.”