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  • Oh, how I love thee
    You Iowa tests, you Terra Novas, SATs, ACTs, you PLANs and you EXPLOREs
    How I love filling in bubbles for hours on end
    How I adore squashing my entire person into a series of numbers
    Of bubbles
    Of #2 pencils
    Of heavy-and-dark and erase-your-mark-completely
    How reasonable it is that my intelligence is represented by
    My future determined by
    How well I do
    How I love when a college catches my attention
    One I’d love
    And then I see that it is “Highly focused on SATs!” “Get good grades!”
    I guess I am the bubbles I fill in and the numbers to which they correlate
    I guess that is what I am
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