i sit. i study. i dont learn.


i sit. listen. write the notes.

i sit. study. cram.

i desire. to pass. to impress.

but me. im not them.

im not my peers. im not a teachers pet. 

i wonder. i ask. im ignored. 

i slip. i dont pass. i fail. 

i sit. i ask. why.

why them. not i?

am i not good?

am i not smart enough?

wait. i know. 

i sit. i realize. its not i.

its you. 

you have your favorites.

those are the ones.

who will pass.

and impress.

i sit. i continue falling.


i sit. i sit.


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