Detention

I stood outside the teachers lunchbreak room

They made me stand there 30 minutes

I didn’t remember what I had done

The guilt was long gone

But the shame made me puke

While my teacher clasped my hand hard

Smiling through gritted teeth to my mother

Author: Jack Bennett

Born and raised in Torquay, England. 21 years old. Teeming with thoughts that need an outlet, working a full time job at his local supermarket. Unfortunately born a poet, he will most likely suffer from this contradiction most of his life.

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