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This Thing Called School

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This Thing Called School

This mighty school, this boiling stress,
Supposedly makes me the best of the best.

But how can I be as good as they say,
When I barely have the attention to pay?

From the dark of the morning, to the dark of the night,
I am constantly struggling to keep on the right.

I arrive their so early, and return home so late,
Only to find myself a fish caught on bait.

I feel like I’m breaking this one crucial rule;
And falling behind in this thing they call school.

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  1. Date: 12/27/2013 8:19:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading after the storm and congratulations on the fine win, Josh

  1. Date: 12/27/2013 3:00:00 PM
    a winning poem when I read it weeks ago ! Fine write~ 10, yet a 1st still.