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  1. quicksand

    good morning—evening—afternoon—day night blur did you know that time is quicksand? slip and slide and i'm on a week-by-week basis gotta get it in before the due date before the due date before the— what's next? check the box that's that credit and then off i go to where? to my life? to my dreams? no, off to college, hope you get in, hope you don't starve here's what i want but if i reach up will i only fall? my worth is in percentages in numbers in a's and b's and c's in test scores on that blinding bright screen in coffee shops with shuffling papers and can i afford to sleep tonight? there's a special kind of stress that comes when the teacher think she's the only one like here's the work, forget about the others— this is your only class pile it on bend but do not break what is it i'm aiming for? why pile bricks on a sapling? why must fragile bark warp, and thin branches tremble? i used to get excited now i'm just struggling to survive drowning in the haze of test homework essay test of clean graphite circles on plain white paper why haven't i the time to sing?
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