The "P" Word

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In high school, there is only one curse word.

It does not begin with an "F", or an "S", or an "D".

It begins with the letter "P".

 

It strikes fear into the hearts of all who hear it,

Even if there is no way it could be true.

Being close to someone who fears it 

Is enough to instill the same fear inside of you.

 

"I only wanted to have fun!"

Yes, but at what cost?

It could result in dreams and bright future lost.

 

You see, the word is not so scary when brought up in later years,

But at this age, it is the culmination of our deepest fears

We have so much opportunity available at present,

But it can all be washed away with a simple "I'm Pregnant."

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