Cosmarxpolitan, Issue 16
Is he having an affair? Find out, Haymarket style
This is how to run a stick of Chapstick
down the black boxes on your scantron
so the grading machine skips the wrong
answers. This is how to honor roll. Hell,
this is how to National Honor Society.
This is being voted “Most Likely to Marry
for Money” or “Talks the Most, Says the
Least” for senior superlatives. This is
stepping around the kids having panic
attacks in the hallway. This is being the
kid having a panic attack in the hallway.
This is making the A with purple moons
stamped under both eyes. We had to try.
This is telling the ACT supervisor you have
ADHD to get extra time. Today, the average
high school student has the same anxiety
levels as the average 1950’s psychiatric
patient. We know the Pythagorean theorem
by heart, but short-circuit when asked
“How are you?” We don’t know. We don’t
know. That wasn’t on the study guide.
We usually know the answer, but rarely
|—||HIGH SCHOOL By Blythe Baird (via blythebrooklyn)|
HOLLYWOOD an original spoken word poem (subscribe pls)
i performed this at my school’s senior pep rally today and i like to think it went really well!!! please please watch because this poem is very near and dear to my heart and i’d love for it to be spread around! as always, comments and reblogs are immensely appreciated!
you can get this poem as an mp3 here
parks talks about knope wyatt babies
"I wish that I could, but I’m so close to finishing season one of ‘Damages’, and I made this, like, amazing cashew stir-fry for the week, so I’m actually pretty booked."