School

I conquered school today.
I vanquished Math.
Battled the minions of Science
Wrestled the Lords of English
Toasted my triumph over History
And won the troth of sweet Music.

Tonight
I go home
To shine my armor
Sharpen my sword
For tomorrow
I conquer school anew.

(I was watching people pass me by, and this girl emerged from the crowd of mall goers, looking so utterly tired, while holding a bag of chips. I’ve looked like her on a lot of days.)

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Author: xenia

Xenia (Greek: ξενία, xenía, trans. "guest-friendship") is the ancient Greek concept of hospitality, the generosity and courtesy shown to those who are far from home and/or associates of the person bestowing guest-friendship.

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