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Highschool dropouts. What was life like for you in highschool?

The street lights flicker on
The night sky is cold as stone
My phone reads babe please just come home
I don't know where to go

The street signs read memory lane
I walk through my home state
Every rock and tree brings back memories
My feet beats to the rhythm of the past
I don't think the night will last

I dream walk down the road my soul has grown stone cold.
The hours and time slayed by daylight heat and street lights memories Of bare feet on top of asphalt basketball games that never end until a fight breaks out between old friends and the hunger in our bellies drove us home to empty houses and Mtv

And breaking dawn and meeting up with friends
Outside of school to get free breakfast of 2%milk and cearel in tinyboxes and a whole hour before class begins so we played basketball in the gym jimmying the locked doors to open and the smell of yesterday's gym shorts and sweat lingering in the air

And the always seeing you there in the corner
Of the gym your shirts always three sizes to big and your face always paper thin your hair always a mess but some how perfect by the time school ended I never did find out how.
I loved being given a book and told to work at my own pace.
I had a best friend who insisted I was going to pass algebra and I did with an A...until I quit high school.
What I didn't like was all the rules and cliques and it was kind of like internet. lol People dividing, people telling me what was right and what was wrong...for me.

I eventually went back and got my HSED... on my time and my way. lol
I never got a free breakfast... many times, my mom couldn't afford any food, but she kept us together and miracles...that's my thoughts... took care of the rest.
@SW-User Very cool and doing things your way is the best you earned that diploma. A lot of people get there's just because they showed up everyday they didn't even have to prove their competency in the school material.
@LostNForgotten Thank you!
I think you have a point. I was pregnant and walked a mile to get there and another mile back after "class". It was harder, but not impossible. :)
It really sucked, probably the worst year of my life. I didn't get into trouble or go partying, I just skipped a lot of classes.

I plan to go back to school this fall.
@AmbivalentFriability That's pretty much how I was too. And good for you that you've decided to go back life is a lot harder with out at least your highschool so many opportunities are closed to you.

What are you planning on studying for?

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