It is not my Shame to Bear

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whynot I tried to catch water. It didn't work.
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~ S H A M E ~ *Openly admits I'm smart* I'm a nerd, and I'm proud of it! You should be too!

It is not my Shame to Bear

"Try-hard"

"Try-hard" "Overachiever"

"Try-hard" "Overachiever" Why is it so wrong

"Try-hard" "Overachiever" Why is it so wrong to want to be right?

I never believed that I could feel shame in doing well.

I never believed that I could feel shame in doing well. I coveted my straight As.

I never believed that I could feel shame in doing well. I coveted my straight As. Yet every time I achieved it,

I never believed that I could feel shame in doing well. I coveted my straight As. Yet every time I achieved it, I found myself hiding it from others.

Despite what you may think,

Despite what you may think, I am not smart because of my genes.

Despite what you may think, I am not smart because of my genes. I am smart because I study and work hard for the grades I want to see.

Do not push your shame onto me just because you wanted to see my grade on your paper.

Do NOT call me a try-hard.

Do NOT call me a try-hard. Do NOT call me an overachiever.

Do NOT call me a try-hard. Do NOT call me an overachiever. Because it is that kind of effort I put in that I hope will one day save lives.

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