Four Minutes in Heaven

A young Korean woman looking through a wire fence. Only her head and bare shoulders can be seen. The fence is out of focus, making her face visible but a little hazy.
Photo by ToT on Unsplash

CN: references to bullying; implied suicide.

Anyone can be a wangtta:, an outcast, a victim of bullies. In my town it has been me, for nearly six years. On my first day of high school I used the wrong honorific, to the wrong girl, at the wrong time. She slapped me…



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