Jamil Smith

815 days ago

Today is my father's birthday. Casey Johnston's riveting essay about her dad's death reminds me how thankful I need to be that I can still call him.



Silent crying comes in handy all the time: In bathroom stalls all through school; on pillows in the dark next to significant others when you fail to successfully disagree about something; funerals; cabs; standing in line at coffee shops; riding public transit. It’s never a perfect cover.