My Mother Warned Me Not To Drive Through The Local Cemetery At Night. I Should Have Listened.

Gina Clingan
18 min readOct 7, 2022
Photo by Ruben Ortega on Unsplash

I should’ve said no.

It was my second week in a new town, at a new high school full of kids who had all grown up together and known each other since kindergarten. I was definitely the weird new kid, completely out of place. My parents finalized their divorce over the summer, and my mom and I finally found a…