Birth, death. We live in the middle. “What’s it like?” Lee asks. “Is it a door, and goodbye on either side?” Just like the stars, one day we all collapse, our mass and light and energy exploding into nothingness....more
Samara Skolnik is a teacher and writer based in Brooklyn. Her writing can be found on Literary Hub. She and her students have collaborated to reflect on the relevance of current events to the English classroom for The New York Times Learning Network.