To be truthful


I have a life, you know,

outside of school, 

in the real world.


My life is not just your class.

I have other classes

art, government, physics, math, 

piano, english, and economics.


All those other classes,

I'm probably getting homework. 


I have to draw that hand,

and maybe count up that calculation for pre-calculus. 


So I don't finish your assignment,

I didn't finish so and so's assignment either.


Look away

as I finish it right here.


I didn't get enough sleep.

Don't look at me like that.


I'll do better...

next time.


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