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HIGH SCHOOL



This is how to run a stick of Chapstick
down the black boxes on your scantron
so the grading machine skips the wrong
answers. This is how to honor roll. Hell,
this is how to National Honor Society.
This is being voted “Most Likely to Marry
for Money” or “Talks the Most, Says the
Least” for senior superlatives. This is
stepping around the kids having panic
attacks in the hallway. This is being the
kid having a panic attack in the hallway.
This is making the A with purple moons
stamped under both eyes. We had to try.
This is telling the ACT supervisor you have
ADHD to get extra time. Today, the average
high school student has the same anxiety
levels as the average 1950’s psychiatric
patient. We know the Pythagorean theorem
by heart, but short-circuit when asked
“How are you?” We don’t know. We don’t
know. That wasn’t on the study guide.
We usually know the answer, but rarely
know ourselves.

HIGH SCHOOL By Blythe Baird (via blythebrooklyn)

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loserpoet:

the fact that some people on this site are sexually aroused by benevolent cucumberpatch is proof that someone will find you attractive no matter how ugly you may be. there is always hope

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phantom-ofthe-troyler:

DON’T YOU

FUCKING DARE

TELL ME THAT SCHOOL ISN’T HARD

I KNOW YOU’RE GROWN UP

I KNOW YOU ARE MY PARENT

I KNOW YOU’VE ALREADY BEEN THROUGH THIS PART OF LIFE

BUT SCHOOL HAS GOTTEN HARDER

AND HARDER

AND HARDER

 AND TEACHERS ARE UNFAIR TO ME AND ASSIGN TOO MUCH

AND THEY DON’T UNDERSTAND THAT WHEN I AM TIRED

I CANNOT DO WORK

I CANNOT SUCCEED ON A TEST

I CANNOT FUNCTION

BECAUSE

I

AM

FUCKING

TIRED

OKAY?

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citizen:
it's a bird!
citizen:
it's a plane!
*superman flies down with kryptonite between his teeth*
superman:
it's a metaphor

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ruinedchildhood:

me as a teacher

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