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Is it all right:
That I'm not in the
Top Ten Percentile,
My credits won't
Amount to that
Of a college second year,
And I'm not in
Eight honors societies?
Will you still
Love me,
If my school's name
Isn't famous?
I want to be worth
Just as much as that
Valedictorian.
Is my school really
"Proud to accept me?"
Even if I didn't get
An award, or five,
Am I still worth something?



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TheYellowAardvark said...
Apr. 14, 2013 at 8:50 pm
Shivers. The reality is pretty horrifying. 
 
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Apr. 15, 2013 at 10:26 am
It's sad that it is but it's true.
 
drewnowater This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 14, 2013 at 12:30 am
Wow. This is something that I sometimes wonder about. The worth of man is not defined by what we do but who we are. Sometimes we can get that confused. Love this & keep writing!
 
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