Graduating High School Early

My senior year of high school I enrolled myself in all art classes and took one other science class. I had quit the school cheer team, after one year. I never stuck to any clubs. I never did your usual extracurriculars. I didn’t make it a priority to go to every homecoming dance. I wasn’t…

The Times They Are A-Changing

  you get what you work for? what you deserve? I’ve seen people act as slaves and devote themselves to labor just for others, but never be shown any love in return. maybe it is the way they think that is preventing them, but maybe their cognition was poisoned in childhood and adolescence, when they…

Be The Mean Girl

As a little girl, I thought it was important to be the mean girl, that everyone loved yet hated. Do not let anyone fuck with you; have others follow you. The thing is, I was the shy girl and I fell in line with all the other followers. Lucky for me, I befriended the mean…

ADD

Teacher: “Grace. Grace? What did I just say?” Me to myself: Shit, I did it again. Most teachers would ask me this on a regular basis in school. This was their favorite way to embarrass the shy little girl that was always in her imagination. Okay, maybe, it wasn’t their aim to embarrass me (but I…

School Sucks

It feels like school was created to take time away, make your life move so quickly. You can’t catch your breath. There is always something to be preparing for, all this planning, nothing in the moment. You follow procedure. Nothing that interests students is added to the curriculum. There is no time for that. It is always on to the…