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Please Understand

Please understand,

School is where we must be for the majority of our day

But we have a life outside of it too.

Please understand,

We don't just want to learn from the books

The real world is coming, we need to learn that also.

Please understand, 

Some of us have jobs

Hours of homework after isn't always what's best.

Please understand, 

School can be somebody's get away 

Or somebody's worst nightmare, let us choose.

Please understand, 

We need to be reminded that we're doing okay 

That this isn't just a waste.

Please understand, 

We are kids