from energetic child
who slept through the night
and refused naps during the day
into lethargic adult
who swallows pill to make you sleep
and struggles to source life for the day
I behave as if there’s something
Knowing very well that there’s nothing.
I’m sitting in the back of a math classroom during a grade 10 class’s lesson. My formal timetabled days of school are over; I make a day visit to prepare for my AP exam the following day – calculus questions are opened in front of my desk.
Coldplay plays softly in the buds of my earphones. They’re learning about probability. God, I don’t miss those early days. I consider blasting Amsterdam to drone out their lesson and focus on my practice exam, but something tells me to do the opposite; I remove one earbud. Continue reading