Content warning: suicide, drug abuse, depression
Author’s note: This piece is based on true events. Names, locations, and dates have been changed to maintain the privacy of the affected parties.
Zachary Guerra is a poet and playwright living in Detroit, Michigan. Recently, he completed The Literal Challenge’s 28 Plays Later. His play Two for 19 will premiere at The Highland Blush Theatre in Alma, Michigan, this June. He is preoccupied with pink nostalgia, the romantic apocalypse, and the end of the end of history. He has a theater degree from Central Michigan University.