Then I became the kid the teacher yells at to put the book down and pay attention in class. Now I am the teacher who forgets there is a lesson plan and lets the silent reading 10 minutes of class become the entire class! Oh so true!
That moment when you finish a book, look around, and realize that everyone is just carrying on with their lives. As thought you didn't just experience emotional trauma at the hands of a paperback - book humor / traumatized by book