Do I fight shy of everything?

It’s all too overwhelming. As soon as the first month of summer break dries up the new school year seems too close. It’s like falling face first into a cement sidewalk. The aftermath is a bunch of scrapes and a few cuts, maybe a bruise to the cheekbone. It’s moderately better than having a broken face yet still comparable. I don’t know. I’m not really sure what to do. When I think about it too much (which I have a bad habit of doing) I feel like swallowing rocks.

It’s my second year at a new school I don’t much like. I graduated last year with a 4.0 (surprisingly that didn’t take as much effort as I imagined) but it’s not the classes I’m worried about it’s the kids that sort of hate me. And to my previous science teacher, I don’t need after school academics to throw around unconnected pointless dates and historic events that I have never been taught to remember. I am ambitious enough to achieve whatever I truly want on my own. — I wear my purple hoodie some days to give me Gabe Saporta confidence and I live by the Sid Vicious quote, “It’s not really my problem if they think I’m weird.” I’m not worried about them bullying me about the way I am, I’m more worried about them bullying me about last year’s end of school drama. I fugging hate that. I don’t deserve to be pulled into that nonsense and I’ll tell everyone off again and spit venom if it’s necessary, though the inner city kids at my school are physical to say the least.

So I’m listening to Paramore’s The Final Riot! which is calming me down, especially the acoustic rendition of “My Heart”. Hayley’s voice is soothing. Earlier I was in hysterics and my mom looked at me funny. I’m listening to music all the time (though it’s kinda hard to boost your iTunes playcount on a brand new computer). It helps me write and it helps me think. I should just remind myself not to overthink everything.

Here’s a playlist I am in love with: http://8tracks.com/xiu/light-on

2 Responses to Do I fight shy of everything?

  1. Emily says:

    I guess I really shouldn’t say too much because summer vacation started for me like two weeks ago (we start almost in mid-September) but don’t stress about anything. It truly is not worth it. In the next few years you’re going to learn and realize that many of the people you deal with on a daily basis right now will not be present in your future (college, jobs, etc). If you read my post called “I hate everyone” you’d see that I’m just as sick of people as you are…but what keeps me happy is that after this next school year, I will never see any of these people again. I will be off to bigger and better things and when I get my book published, they’ll walk into Borders and see it on a shelf and think “wow, I knew her in high school” because not many of them will still be in correspondence with me.

    Just keep that in mind when you’re walking through those dreaded too-small hallways.

  2. Nixie says:

    I will. ;)

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