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The Exam -May 05,2012

The urge  is to die and not withstandbeing 
The conspiracy is to demise our 
But I will not let it swallow me and 
I watch as the hands on the clock
Form a repeating angle and I stare

The reason is to try until ad nauseaum
I cant take it anymore!
No longer will I accept an onslaught on 
I'll get up. Go and never stop to care
Or listen who explains or who got it right

I rise to leave and as if by force
Am subjected to sit and continue a cruelty 
To myself. I saw the year; wasted listening 
to what I call stupidity.I shall sit and 
time run off the clock then leave this 
dreaded room and pray for the marker.

Copyright © CARLTON PLATT | Year Posted 2014


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  1. Date: 2/23/2016 10:11:00 PM

    CARLTON PLATT, Enjoyed the way you expressed every line. Please keep writing, hope to see a new one from you again. LOVE LINDA
  1. Date: 1/2/2016 12:36:00 AM

    carlton, pleasure to read :) HAVE YOURSELF HAPPY 2016. ...... SKAT