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They see books
Learning and smarts
They see intelligence
Careers in the future

They see friends
Social interactions
They see appearances
And a new grant

I see an iron cage
Locked doors and few windows
I see useless information
Forced into our brains

I see fools getting by
Knowing what test makers want to hear
I see people
Endless debates and yelling

I see who my peers are
Through their facades
And I watch
The school collapse around us.





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Beachgirl1 said...
Apr. 13, 2011 at 9:30 pm
I think it is great! I Love ur point of view, and i totally agree with this poem! I cant wait to look at more of your work!
 
XCLover replied...
Apr. 13, 2011 at 11:34 pm
Thanks! The facade of high school drives me crazy.
 
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