return to the empty school hall. do you hear the echoes? locker doors clang. students shout. you're still the younger brother trying to measure up. you smoked pot in the bathroom during the science club meeting. the lockers seem small. no terror lies in the principal's office. your brother died young, a fast-burning star; now you'll never measure up. bathrooms are for peeing and washing your hands.
word list: brother, student, meeting (n), empty (adj), return (v)