On Monday, April 16th, 2007, Seung-Hui Cho, a senior English major at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Virginia killed 32 people before taking his own life in what would be the deadliest shooting rampage in United States history.
I went through a phase in middle school where I threw away everything that I wrote. I had notebooks full of lyrics and lines upon lines of poetry. I didn’t think anything of it. In my mind, it wasn’t good. So I didn’t share. I hid like a secret.