Page 5: Fourth Grade

•February 18, 2011 • Leave a Comment

This was the year I realized how

gifted

I actually was.

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Page 4: Third Grade

•February 3, 2011 • 1 Comment

The third grade is where my world turned upside down,

spun itself off its axis,

and sent me hurtling toward a hot,

burning sun

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Page 3: Second Grade

•February 1, 2011 • 1 Comment

Second grade. Seven.

Mrs. Grant was new, was in the process of getting a divorce, and was cranky.

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…Page 2: First Grade…

•February 1, 2011 • 2 Comments

First grade. Six years old.

I was plagued by kidney infections and sickness.

The teacher’s helper was female this time.

I could trust her. But then the schedule I had become so used to was

interrupted.

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…Page 1: Kindergarten…

•February 1, 2011 • 1 Comment

I can remember my first day of 5k. I can remember it vividly.

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…Intro: The Hands Of Time Move Slowly…

•February 1, 2011 • 1 Comment

Bells ringing. Time has passed.

Seconds, minutes, hours

being spent in this place,

this hell hole,

the thing that has taken over and become

my very existence.

I am invisible here. But here is where I write.

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…those eyes…

•January 27, 2011 • 1 Comment

I cannot run away when you focus those eyes on me.

Those ever-powerful, all-seeing eyes

That are the deepest shade of blue-green.

That crash against my bones like the sea.

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