From the Suicide Note of Mitchell Heisman


Mitchell Heisman killed himself last Saturday, but what’s best known about him thus far is his 1,900 page suicide note. HTMLGIANT has excerpted a very small portion of the note. I wonder how long before someone puts together a performance reading of the thing?

Brian Spears is Senior Poetry Editor of The Rumpus and the author of A Witness in Exile (Louisiana Literature Press, 2011). His poem “Upon Reading That Andromeda Will One Day Devour Triangulum and Come For Us Next” was featured in Season 9 of Motion Poems. More from this author →