Thought Catalog

AIM

The Girl Who Cut [Split Screen Selves]

She was scared of speaking, and so she got buzzed to talk. She wrote papers tipsy, too. Her hands trembled in the flesh and blood spaces. Her finger tips went blue, pressed tightly against the things she had read and reread.

The Ethics Of AIM

If you were a teenager in the early to mid 2000s then you already know that the main form of internet communication was AOL’s instant messaging service, AIM.