Link | ‘The Definition of Lonely’ by Nellie Warren (Age 17)

Making my way around my usual news run, which includes a mashup from sources near, far, left, and middle, I found this story in the Irish Times. I really thought this was super well-written, and the author is only 17. So not every kid is writing with pizza emojis, that’s cool. 🍕

Here’s a line that caught me:

She turns her head to lie it sideways on the pillow, wondering if loneliness is something she can fall asleep to.

Read it in full here: