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hillside, green grass scritch-scratch and roll down laughing friends at the bottom and oh, how it's easy flip-flop sandals over the dirt path of the flat, straight valley and then you reach the other side diagonal plane heading skywards and oh, oh you were not prepared. laughing calling, follow me! and for the first time, friends surpass you. eyes well with tears and throat is hot with pressure as your expectations do nothing but drag you down. the hill is steeper than you can manage and you are not accustomed to the effort. sun-bright over hilltop and breeze blows past wet cheeks fire burns the dry grass around you coming closer growing larger and the hill is looming and the path is crumbling run faster! they call only the best will not be left behind. gold trophy childhood bright red 100s circled on low-effort papers bright confidence as you fly above so ecstatic you don't notice the concrete on your ankles and then you sink. it doesn't matter, she says you are so gifted. what's the point in talent, if it does not get me up that hill? those who have always been ahead cannot manage being left behind and those who are gifted have never learned to try. that's the thing about being gifted. they don't tell you it comes with an expiration date.
religions. religions of the world. ROW. Grades. I can fail this final. No worries. I think I got it. Study study. Late night study buddy. Library friends. Friend, get out of the house. College applica- tions. These grades matter. Keep my As please. Please. Keep them high. Study, Babe. Study. Statistics gonna get me. Hey what's the probability? what's my percentile? if we suck please curve this. On a normal curve what's my z score. Let me be in the 4th quartile. haha. remember to breathe. Chill. cold cool as the morning. ha! i got it. i think. study study. Nah I'm gonna chill. type B. Haven't even looked at psychology. fucking erikson's stages. incomplete. come back from unit tests. gonna haunt me. good environment. soon to be bad. endangered species. clear cut trees. global warming. stay warm while you drive. drowsiness is red alert. our planet is on red alert. tomorrow. day after. just this. just this. study study. biopsychosocial. conservation biology.