white girls can’t wear bindis because in sixth grade one time i was dropped off at school by my aunt who was wearing a bindi at the time and some girl’s mom whispered to her friend how she would never let her daughter play with me because my family had probably been happy about 9/11 and then four years later that daughter showed up to school wearing a bindi as part of her “”“boho”“” look
i don’t have time for people who put the words “used to” before the words “like pokemon”
Every Passover I can’t help but giggle when we get to the part about Moses “leading the slaves from the house of bondage,” imagining Moses strutting into Pharaoh’s BDSM club, collecting all the “slaves” by the leash, and dragging them out as they claw at the floor in a futile attempt at resistance.
TELL ME THAT SCHOOL ISN’T HARD
I KNOW YOU’RE GROWN UP
I KNOW YOU ARE MY PARENT
I KNOW YOU’VE ALREADY BEEN THROUGH THIS PART OF LIFE
BUT SCHOOL HAS GOTTEN HARDER
AND TEACHERS ARE UNFAIR TO ME AND ASSIGN TOO MUCH
AND THEY DON’T UNDERSTAND THAT WHEN I AM TIRED
I CANNOT DO WORK
I CANNOT SUCCEED ON A TEST
I CANNOT FUNCTION
- person: OMG YOU DIDN'T STUDY FOR THE TEST???!?!?!
- me: nope
- person: BUT HOW ARE YOU GONNA PASS???
- me: i'm not