`` Suicide Note `` By Janice Mirikitani Essay

881 Words Nov 15th, 2016 4 Pages
In the poem “Suicide Note” by Janice Mirikitani, is about a young girl that is a female college student, who ends up committing suicide by jumping out of her dormitory window. They end up finding her body days later covered in snow which is then when they find the suicide note she left behind, which basically she writes about how she feels like she is not good enough for her parents so it is an apology note. First because she didn 't receive a 4.0 grade point average which is crazy, its like saying your not perfecto so your just not good enough sorry and second she apologizes for not being a boy in her mind if she was a boy her parents would accept her more and be happier. But I feel like this situation should have never happened in the first place. Maybe she is acing like this because her parents didn 't show her enough love and were never proud of her achievements that she accomplished in life and school. This whole poem is one big sad and devastating apology letter. Starting with before she committed suicide, She was just an average college student like any of us, just trying to get through life and school as best as she can, but along the way struggling of course like we all do. Especially when it comes to college we all know how hectic and stressing it can be most of the time. The way that I interpret the poem from before she committed suicide is she was probably always an amazing student and a great child and is used to be number 1.Once she started having issues and…

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