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With the knowledge
Of Our World
          Our World
Of HighSchool
I've realized
No one's safe
These teen soaps
With the knowledge
Of Our, little, World
Of cutters
               Too manyto count
Of druggies
               Full time or not
               Acid and pot
Of sex
Hidden behind a door
Of bulimia
And anorexia
That has eatenaway
With the knowledge
Of Our World
Of our fears
          Our unseentears
Of our triumphs
               And our failures
Of our highs
               And our verylow lows
With this knowing
Of Our, eternal, World
I comprehend,now
We smoke
We provoke
We gag
On the lives we swallow
We seek
We cry
We sigh
We say good-bye
We love
We laugh
We hate
                 The ones
We contemplate
With the,sudden, knowing
Of this world
Our little lives
               No one seems tocare
Our large egos
               With no room to spare
With the knowledge
Of OurWorld
This moment of realization
               And contemplation
I've come to theconclusion
               A resolution
That no one's safe
From hell's hallways
OfOur World
Of High School

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.

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tsinger07 said...
Jul. 2, 2011 at 7:16 pm
I love this! If anything summarizes high school and the people there, it is this! Great poem
Magdalena S. said...
Nov. 29, 2009 at 3:50 pm
I love this, I doubt if high school could be summarized any better than that. awesome.
megbotlovesartandpoetry said...
Apr. 25, 2009 at 10:43 pm
this is really good. like, really good.
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