(the correct answer was d)

i see you in the halls
a moment cut off from either end
greetings are chosen from the same list of standardizations as the rest of our lives
fill in the oval for the most correct answer, number two pencil only please
the correct answer is c--

(your echo) hey
(your eyes are somewhere else and i know you want me gone)
how's life?
(are you even alive?)
busy (you shrug
i nod you leave me standing alone one hand lifted in the air
waving with as little movement as possible)

and both of us so young