i constantly kept looking over my shoulder,
i had to do something quick no time to ponder.
the moon had sneaked behind a black veil,
to make it worse just needed a deafning wail.
uncomfortable chill in the air yet I was sweating,
already sprung hair on neck were warning,
fear snaking up around my mind with undefined horrors.
crumpled at corner the paper in my hand,
the source of my whole paranoia.
trembling hands lifted and dropped the paper,
already imagining the grimace I just wilted.
my father looked at the grade report,
and all that he said was ..
"Kaartyaa!! Naapass jhalas!! " (rascal, you failed)