And older story, written originally for a challenge but was forgotten and unentered until an ending was given to it months after the fact.
Strange, noun, something surprising or unusual in a hard to understand way.
“You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching,
Love like you’ll never be hurt,
Sing like there’s nobody listening,
And live like it’s heaven on earth.”
William W. Purkey
Death, noun, a state of eternally silent suffering
Depression, noun, melancholy without all the charm
To bully, verb, the use of influence to intimidate another, typically to force them to do what one wants.
Life ended, but death began afterwards.