When I Get to the Border

Young Skinny sits alone at the elementary school yard while all the other kids are playing in groups.

Skinny (thinking): It's going to be much better in secondary school.

Skinny sits alone at a table in the class room. Some of the other kids are throwing things at him.

Skinny (thinking): I'll soon be in upper school, and all the bullies will be away.

Skinny sits alone at a party.

Skinny (thinking): Given the bad conditions I started at, it was going well enough to be hopeful about university.

Skinny sits alone on university campus.

Skinny (thinking): Well… damn.


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