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High School

January 29, 2016
By Jenna.Marie BRONZE, Bethlehem, New Hampshire
Jenna.Marie BRONZE, Bethlehem, New Hampshire
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Sitting in this library,
but I’m not sure why,
School just grounds me,
holds me down,
when I want to fly.

Every morning is the same,
throw on my chucks,
grab my bag and I’m on my way.

Other students all around me,
just another study hall,
talking about who did what,
and who it was that took the fall.

Sometimes I get stressed,
Sometimes I forget what school’s about.
There they are zoned in,
While I’m in the corner zoned out.

I guess you could say I’m distant,
I don’t know what I’m about,
I just feel so nonexistent,
When I’m drowning in self doubt.

Here I go from class to class,
watching the people pass by.
Other people freak me out,
I never dare look them in the eye,
for they might see what I’m thinking.
They might see right into my soul.
All they see there is the dark side,
they don’t see into my heart of gold. 

Here I am and there they go,
walking through the life we’ve always known,
Wait for the bus,
step on,
sit down,
stay quiet,
and away we go.

The author's comments:

This piece was inspired by, well, high school. I forgot a permission slip for gym class so I couldn't go on a rock climbing trip. I ended up in a study hall. I grabbed out my computer and now I have a new poem.

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on Feb. 2 2016 at 8:18 pm
Emerald01 ELITE, Charlotte, North Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
"We are always feeling every emotion, but only a few are screaming."

This is Great. Good job!! :)

on Feb. 2 2016 at 3:02 pm
Dameon_Farris PLATINUM, Folton, District Of Columbia
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Favorite Quote:
"Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish on its ability to climb a tree. It will live its whole life believing that it is stupid." - Albert Eistiene

This poem speaks everything iv been thinking everyday your an amazing writer great JobXD