insecure // A Play in Four Acts

Interdum stultus bene loquitur*

I.

As we can see, side proposition has constructed a very detailed argument, I begin, my carefully-penned outlines trembling in my hands, shaking legs supporting an unwavering voice. Unfortunately for them, detail doesn’t mean durability.

It’s okay. It’s okay. Just breathe.

–and see, even Einstein failed his math classes, so why should such strict academic streaming be implemented?

Oh. Oh, no. That’s wrong, that’s all wrong, he didn’t actually fail math that’s a myth I know I know please stop looking at me like that Isaac IknowIwaswrongIwaswrongIwas–

You did great up there!

You guys really held your own. I’m so proud of you!

Kim! Kim, you won best speaker of the round! Against last year’s champions!

No no no you got it all wrong I was terrible and they did so much better YOU did so much better We did so great, guys! I can’t believe it! and I messed it up why did the judge pick me I got it wrong I got it wrong I was so nervous and disorganizedandIcouldn’tanswerthequestion– Continue reading “insecure // A Play in Four Acts”