The production of destruction. A seductive way of leaving the world. Accepting the challenge of death. Knowing the risks and making a choice. To disappear into death as a copy of the group picture.
“Just think how nice it will be to look at it when you are all grown up. You might say, ‘Look, that’s Jennifer. She’s a lawyer.’ Or, ‘Look at Michael. He’s a doctor now.'”
A small voice at the back of the room rang out, “And there’s the teacher, she’s dead.”