25 Pills

Grade: 
8

25. He would take 25 pills.

 

One pill for how unattractive he was.

Another pill for that girlfriend that cheated on him.

Three pills for the three people who called him fat that day.

A pill because he didn’t get onto the basketball team.

Two pills for his broken home; one for each of his parents.

A pill for each of the friends that had left him this year, that makes four.

A pill because he was failing math.

Another because he was failing science.

A pill for each of the colleges he didn’t get accepted by (six).

A pill for the boyfriend he never got because he was too scared.

Three pills; one for each of the meals he didn’t let himself eat today.

A pill because he was scared of the future.

 

25. He would take those 25 pills. And if it killed him, then so be it.