Life is tough–that’s what they are saying,
However they do not know what it is like each day
To get up within the morning and go to high school,
Simply so folks can check you and show you are a idiot.
The trainer says you clearly did not strive,
However they do not know you go to your room and cry.
You probably did put in effort, you probably did your half;
They only do not perceive you are not that good.
Then comes the strain out of your mum and pa
Who’re so clearly upset that your grades are unhealthy.
You’re punished and picked on for the remainder of the yr,
Since you lastly gave up on the long run profession
That was as soon as so shut, however is now so distant.
Nonetheless, your lecturers and oldsters are nonetheless insistent.
It is exhausting sufficient getting up and going to class
With out the strain and expectation that you must cross.
The worst half, nonetheless, isn’t that you are a disappointment.
It is the everlasting, endless embarrassment
Of all the time failing and coming final,
Of by no means being adequate, your confidence dropping quick.
Everybody else appears to be doing simply fantastic.
Their mother and father are all proud, not like mine.
Actually, I am unable to consider a worse place than this,
When in actuality it is made out to be someplace we should always miss.
I will not miss it; I will be glad to go away.
5 years wasted as a result of failure is all I ever acquired.
I do know it is my fault and that I am the one guilty.
I gave up so early on as a result of I used to be ashamed.
To my household, I am a failure, and I am a failure to myself.
Everybody’s excessive expectations solely broken my steel well being.
If I ever have children I’ll all the time strive
To verify the worry of failure isn’t the rationale they ever cry.
Folks want to know faculty’s now not enjoyable or good,
‘Trigger a few of us do not slot in, though we want we may.
By Ellie Finch
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