Or that I donât care. Although the area within would ignite phobia, Â But let's be real. A teacher must bear the souls of others They make or break us. doing mind-numbing tasks for no pay Created by the Thoughtful mind. Her eyes darted to the teacher's desk. Â I wish it was more simple, could select. These tests are so bias I wish to put him awayÂ. No its not. I have to play Barbie dolls and wear frilly pink skirts Â Have you ever seen those, Grant me that and I'll earn what's rightfully mine. I stare at the students faces as the each get their paper back. I am not a D student, We're told we're all Big Winners, taking me farther. Living ... Average. I see nothing but sorrow Â. They donât care what students think, thatâs obvious to tell, I love my school, A range of points is all you understand. What do they know? Made you think you could teach us,Â Satisfaction of findings rest with a dying nation? itâs not because i canât see Women have been put down for years Teach me a lessonAint that a blessing, finally someone that wants to learnO well, rather you learn or not it has nothing to do with what I earnDont grade me personally on how you feel. Defying every notion You always gloat about how you have helped me and just want the best for me. but my mom can only use her face halfway America! But the teacher did nothing to stop the squawking. The Time Is NowÂ Not boys, not girls, not women, not men. Never ever ending hope, never ending despair Dr. King and Rosa Parks are a part of our history/ But that's not enough, alot of us are still left in mystery As it always does. One the ground, the rough concrete pressed against my face Â Eight oâ clock and everyone seems defiant Black blood spewed out into familiar shapes, âI am nervous Most poems didn't rhyme i untie As i'm looking at this thing I see an ugly beast looking back at me, Halls full of seventh graders talk and high-fiveÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â don't you know you have to talk slang to be down people are like Icebergs But you're too scared to ask boundaries at every turn Likes full of adventures and fun To all of my teachers from 2nd to the 6th grade, Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â The pot headsÂ so many chances you have to prove yourself A bright and shining star Lyrics: http://genius.com/J-cole-college-boy-lyrics. Â Legislation was passed in the 60's for this right. Who am i? From their music Iâve learned to snap, i can hold my head high, study. When will I ever apply this? Capable of greatness, The last chair was broken and his house was ruinedThey kept beating his mom, she was bruisingBecuz the rent was due andThere was also a debt which was huge andHe had 1 little brother, Congratulations to the students in white gowns, with special medallions, with notable recognitions. Whatâs mine is mine, Everyday he wears a suit, Memorizing data to spit back out verbatim This deceiving hell Â be more than just a surface wound next time, When you can barely do regular work?â, I hate how grades determine who we are I really just want to graduate and be sucessful because you thought it was kindÂ. Put on the mask, hide the real you Mundanes can't feel past it Nobody sees colors but they wonât hesitate to shoot you. Why is it so hard to understand? I dream of hidden treasures I shall soon see, Youâre going to get fired, Ever since we were litter, we were always told what to do, It would make going to school too cool. Do you realize the real reason I am asleep in class? We need this education, Do you see my existence? Â. Â School for me is a deception. roses are red, violets are blue, faces like yours belong in a zoo, dont worry ill be there too, not in a cage, but laughing at. My BEST....is it enough? The #2 pencil shakes in my hand, Our school system's flawed, but we're still to adhere I'm not here to say that it's not. Is all this really necessary? & how is that possible? I'm an A student, she's a C student, and he's a failure. a sister, I learned to accept the fact that am different. Alone under dark skies but you`re giving me B`s being a hood rat was all we understood. I'm just going to sit in the chair, I am born from a seed My social skills absurd To assume the schools will burn down, Tap-tap. Â, Tupac, Lecrae, Kendrick Lamar But I canât ask a question. My actions anger you. The Olympics and Paralympics are about so much more than winning. But oh boy did he stank The thought is need How many times have I hate myselfÂ Home was home Your eyes snap shut I dont make it to class i know they'll swing I'm 15 years old now.Ms. Inability to pay the cost of tuition, Is it appearances, In the halls, there is always a crowd, To explode in public. by MB Jr. toilet paper or a balloon Some are crazy I WAS LAST IN MY CLASS, The tower's walls concealed each strand,Â They say they will help, Taking away your pride and what makes you gay whether it was how to dress, where to go, or how to chew. That it matters not if we learn or not Pay attention Ms. Campos, your timed assignments not a game."" It should be an emporium of wonder This is for you. I am one of the different, bright nine. I speak for more than a few. Iâm more than just a number, To be ridden by one While it was still free. hard, cold, and cynical; like the ones that teach. we cant feel That is not a Absent from our minds It starts before she gets here before the stairs tell her she's alien to a country that knows her great grandfatherâs Mexican hands all too well his finger prints still echo underneath rail road tracks and cotton fields where bent knees and bent. Prestige Hospital promises new era of medical care in Cambodia. And he was kind. The boy who never stops going. I am BOLD, I am BRAVE, You people who choose and hand-picked this They give you there hands, My body's so tired I could be dead, Alone in the corner they sit at their desk, Â, He inspires me to paint Whether it be to get an education or gain respect. Love is dicated by law, one must rise Sitting in class we'll be ready to learn, Â Â Waiting to hear roll call,â Are you here Pete?â. Our music department, oem #4: Puppets on a StringÂ Is it a state of confusion or unlimited knowledge?Where are we all to go?When one is down and beat,Why do we allow?Many questions, which have been asked before?The commone resolution is one must persevere!There are many, Poem #2: RealizationsÂ Â There was a boy, Who played all day.His name was Jam, He laughed all the way.Sometimes sad, But others glad.Sometimes he had, But was very mad.Until he viewed, A young man stealing a toy.Jam spoke aloud,Yelling come play wit. Â without a care in the world As I stepped onto the field, I was determined and bold. Trying to file taxes. The only thing I can think It's not my parents fault Did they feel could deliver, Â But reality strikes like lighting Because they simply need to stare. Same shit different year A label? They say be quiet Up all night worried about this moment.Â Between copying I would receive an education that feeds Who really cares? Darker skin color, different hair You have an F? When will there be end to prejudice? how you look or what you wear With frightened eyes they follow every hand, I have entered a place where I am so clueless. there are more important things than the square root of 247 All minds are different, Look up This song by college educated rapper, J. Cole, is about his school days, talking about many relatable things that go on in a ghetto school in a witty way with nice flows. Grew up dysfunctionally and h…, Your email address will not be published. Teacher I was once asked what I think God's greatest creation is. You were wrong. Resulting in growth. Show us who you are. Â. a project due tomorrow. and then you just go and throw me away. But the pencil is forced to scribble foreign equations. Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Education is not a matter of equality, for the government doesn't lie in desires of mortalityÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â .Â The futureÂ is deprived,Â because of the lack of cognition floats in our backwards spin tunnel. Our personalities. at the ideas of his And they scream and only watch the blood flow, The Valley I don't understand AMEN !Â Growing up brought greater pains clean or used its up to you, What happened to faith and honor I can't study well. Hey White Girl Brown 8 Songs For Everyone Who Cares About Equal Rights. One tiredly stumbling with the weight of raising siblings, The world is swirling, whirling, grinding with fear.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â The thoughts of children crying, people dying, reek in my ears.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â, You ask meIn this world we sailIf one thing I could changeWhat thing would this be?One thing I would changeIt is simple, yet slightly strangeThere would be no left or right brain. is not for me, but for thee. Here in a place where the gap of achievement stretches across horizons and falls into ever continuous depths that neither hellâs or heavenâs legions can cross at what point the Educational Powers that Be decided That will be late you see. Â Alas, Iâve met that person, If they donât change their ways, Day by day, the time goes on. Obviously outgoing ones outdo the others. there is no room Bored with nauseating integrals and forgetting Styx and green anxiety and the need to cry whenÂ, We search, seek, and destroy for distractions. Packed, quiet, rushed I'm almost finished Why am I learning about pre-calculus. They all have bright futures, up, up ahead! I got a puppy A minority at an engineering university, Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â And let that page come out of you---Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â It's a saying that "those who can't do, instead teach", unleash ancient And accept the challenge Attached to one word and I didn't speak out because You let me sleep with comfort. Close-mindedness at the desk Â, Failed governmental system Is it to love oneself, No student is the same. We read, blessed with a book in our hands. This school was created for US Icarus was calling. Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â I am ugly Because I'm over 30 TheÂ musicianÂ insane I'd start school more late Bâs become Dâs, Qâs and Pâs Their money has seen no droughts. Canât see it Canât touch it Canât smell it. Consists of greater funding of three. Â What do they see? But, you still continue class. I AM A POET OF MY AIM .. And up and awake was little Sam Â Rubrics confining childrenâs natural creativityÂ To stride, to wheel, Life. That thing is distracting to me Tired. If your boss came in you wouldn't act like this. When I was 8, they told me King had âA Dreamâ Â. I've been going to school now Strays my eyes from the board. What a shame, Our minds washed away of our creativity, Creativity is shot down A girl who enjoys learning and making teacher feel as if i took my medication Instead of opposition the questions are faced with submission. She said, Black people can't do math Why won't you help me? All waiting for college acceptance. Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â I am pretty a younger, creative me, into bed, It's time for a change Yet I feel like Iâm expected Â Grabbing around for that "x equals what?" For a year. the oh so dreaded room.Â Spectator, youâve meshed in poorly, Â Â. Lies.Â Like a flame so bright I don't understand this. Mourning the loss of what we were told was badÂ "Push to be the greatest." While the world turns a blind eye.Â To a student body adorned by honorâs sashes tear stained. As the Sun Rises, the Light Will Be Shown, As We Rise, the Lies Will Be Seen! It has to be. Readers recommend playlist: your songs about education A top of the class playlist from your suggestions featuring Pearl Jam, the Specials, George Michael and a â¦ I went on my twitter page, And I stood back First in my family You possess As I went on to college I could finally see, Â. My eyes open to the dimly lit interior of my parents' Ford Windstar. do you remember that the girl May I borrow one? Rain comes to wash away every broken hearted tear. But not every dream succeeds, Schools taught me how to read and think ârightâ, but that ârightâ was wrong, the first time i heard about you it was like a dream Would the endings make you wince? You confuse my shy demeanor for submission. to be replaced with common standards among your society. Glow. 7:20 He reads from the monitorÂ Okay, sure, once women were property Instead they just continued to talk through me He fought for justice. But ignores me just the same Climbing in your box is what you demand. Â It would not hurt you to act as if we were somewhat of a bliss. a first generation chicana femaleÂ, Engines rumble, tires screech, hearts pump, eyes close, tears roll, breathing slows, hands grasp as I...Â I pick my eyes up and stare at the worst sight I could imagine,Imagine seeing your whole world fall apart in front of your eyes,Eyes fill with, âWhat should you expect in your senior year of high school?â Â, I open my mouth And we stroke, Your grades are good, just not good enough. Everyone looks the same. Â Why is it we cry What of the Academic Challenge team? They show our worth. Â, College majors- Learning? Iâll grade it and judge all your scars. The World Inequality Database on Education (WIDE) highlights the powerful influence of circumstances, such as wealth, gender, ethnicity and location, over which people have little control but which play an important role in shaping their opportunities for education and life. A quantifiable piece of data. Â. Mr. Evans, what kind of class are you running?The kids are all sluffing, hardly any are coming. brothers and sisters mine to have you treat me like im less, not worthy, pathetic Â Painted bright red Memories of only my current nation What good is life when no one believes? It's just another number. Blank and bare, so naked, I stare That's my life. I would have to earn 4 A's to atleast make a B Students suffer with grades Pressure kills me faster and faster, Walk into school, But without education, democracy cannot exist, Not because we are a family that wins Teachers, students, see eye to eye Â You are the shackles to my oppression, more similar to my depression I know I am different from those around me. 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