Counter Arts
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Counter Arts

A Common Murder

Today I weep for humanity

photo and shitty artwork by author

The weight of the world sat on our shoulders. We understood that it’s not our job to right the wrongs of the rest of the world in known history. It was only our job to decide this one murder case. Nonetheless, the pressure was present there in the courtroom no matter how tightly the doors were closed. It crushed down on us in the low ceiling of the courtroom. It seeped in through the leaky…

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Christopher Robin

Christopher Robin

Yes, that's my real name. Yes, I’m in therapy. No, that's not why. Interested in the mundane. Editor for The Memoirist, The Narrative Collective, Songstories.