In The Tall Grass

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Elizabeth Wilson commits suicide. She was the golden girl among her peers in Darkwood, Washington who stood above the pressure of her drug-ridden town. Explore the summer before her senior year
that triggered the domino effect of Elizabeth's emotional and psychological breakdown that lead her to take her own life.

Table of Contents

Elizabeth I

Submitted: October 13, 2017

May 28th, 2012   First, let me start off saying that I die in the end. Actually, I kill myself. No, I don... Read Chapter

Elizabeth II

Submitted: October 13, 2017

May 30th, 2012   Mom was like: “You’re seriously going to waste your life like your brother?! Don’t you wa... Read Chapter

Elizabeth III

Submitted: October 13, 2017

June 1st, 2012   Amanda scoffed as I drifted off the group to go with Cody to have a drink with him and his frie... Read Chapter

Elizabeth IV

Submitted: October 14, 2017

June 8th, 2012   I could hear “Somebody that I used to know” playing inside of Emily’s house as I wa... Read Chapter

Elizabeth V

Submitted: October 14, 2017

June 10th, 2012   During the time of my parent’s nasty divorce, my brother Matt disappeared. At least that... Read Chapter

Elizabeth VI

Submitted: October 14, 2017

June 15th, 2012   This is the story of how I smoked my first blunt of weed. This is where everything s... Read Chapter

Elizabeth VII

Submitted: October 14, 2017

June 20th, 2012   “You’re getting used to it,” Emily noted as I don’t cough this time. I’m still n... Read Chapter

Elizabeth VIII

Submitted: October 14, 2017

June 22th, 2012   That snake bitch!   Me: Did u c what that bitch Megan posted???!!!! Jana K... Read Chapter

Elizabeth IX

Submitted: October 14, 2017

June 23rd, 2012   Jana Kramer arrives at Emily’s where we all said to meet up. “Whose Jana Kramer?” ... Read Chapter

Elizabeth X

Submitted: October 14, 2017

June 24-July 24th, 2012   With Pandora’s Box open there wasn’t anything else holding me back from being the ... Read Chapter

Elizabeth XI

Submitted: October 14, 2017

July 25th, 2012   “Negative thought loops,” Chris called them. It’s when your mind constantly thinks the s... Read Chapter

Elizabeth XII

Submitted: October 14, 2017

July 26th, 2012   Andrew waited outside the Seattle center skatepark. I've been here before with Cody a coupl... Read Chapter

Elizabeth XIII

Submitted: October 14, 2017

July 27th, 2012   I’m at the Seattle skate park again. This time it was with Cody and Emily. Cody was in... Read Chapter

Elizabeth XIV

Submitted: October 14, 2017

July 30th, 2012   There was a party at my house, the only one of the summer. Last year there were at least... Read Chapter

Elizabeth XV

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July 31st, 2012   He has a way with his tongue to place you under a spell. The only one to not fall for... Read Chapter

Elizabeth XVI

Submitted: October 14, 2017

August 5th, 2012   Lyle was like: “Is it self-destruction?” I was like: “More lik... Read Chapter

Elizabeth XVII

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August 10th, 2012   “I don’t want this anymore,” I told Cody. “I want you to hate me.” ... Read Chapter

Elizabeth XVIII

Submitted: October 14, 2017

August 13-14th, 2012   Things have been moving fast, I know. But I’ve run out of shit and Lyle isn’t ... Read Chapter

Elizabeth XIX

Submitted: October 14, 2017

August 15th, 2012   He said, “It’s all moving too fast, isn’t it?” “Yes.” “It’s a ... Read Chapter

Elizabeth XX

Submitted: October 14, 2017

August 20th, 2012   Nine days away. School registration. Hanging out with the old clique. Back to bei... Read Chapter

Elizabeth XXI

Submitted: October 14, 2017

August 21st, 2012   The music was blasting through the speakers. Everyone was coming in like always and we we... Read Chapter

Elizabeth XXII

Submitted: October 14, 2017

August 23rd, 2012   Things like to get fucked up. I like to get fucked up. I’m fucked up. &n... Read Chapter

Elizabeth XXIII

Submitted: October 14, 2017

August 28th, 2012   I don’t like my brother Matthew. He’s far different from what he used to be. He doesn... Read Chapter

Elizabeth FInal

Submitted: October 14, 2017

August 29th, 2012   This was the day. I woke up before the sun even rose. The sun couldn’t even rise. There were... Read Chapter

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