Aug 21
poem 0 comments challenge: Grades

Stress

If grades showed exactly what we'd learned, there wouldn't be a need for cheating, would there?

No need for students to write between their fingers,
No need for students to 'drop' scraps of paper on the floor,
No need for hidden phones and pictures.

No.
We should've memorized equations, right?
Know them from memory. 
Know how to apply them.

If classes are so needed,
then why do students forget
what they've learned as soon as
they leave the room?

Getting above some number
Shouldn't cause me
Or any of my classmates
stress or anxiety.

i don't want to come to school
only to excuse myself to the bathroom
because i need to wipe away tears
a failed test caused.


I also suggest looking at Boyinaband's video - Don't Stay In School