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College Bound(The Education Game)

Next week I am college bound
 An education is what I seek
Further knowledge to be found
 In my quest I will not be meek.

School days for me has long since passed
 For out of school I became a mother
On my list education became last
 For me the choice was none other.

These are not the days of yesteryear
 No having fun and going to school dances
For failure is what I fear
 So no time for silly romances.

Time to study hard and long
 College professors will take no excuse
For homework being late or how an answer is wrong
It will still be my neck in the noose.

This time around there is no marching band practice
 All my spare time devoted to study
I may seem prickly  like a cactus
 But no time for me to be a buddy.

Time to buckle down and move ahead
 No longer with my high school sweetheart
No more dragging feet full of lead
 Time to give my life a brand new start.

No more jobs...I desire a career
 My heart beats double time
But please do not jeer
 School at my age is not a crime.

Bring on English and Math
 Sorry my dear dear friends
I am following a new path
 Time lost with them... will later make amends.

Time for the thinking cap
 No worries of being a fool
Even though there is a huge time gap
 Since the days of high school.

Knowledge is power
 Education is key
No need to be dour
 Law is the field for me.

For John Loving III Education game...Nara Shevanna you are next dear

Copyright © Kristy De La Keur Scoveille

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  1. Date: 8/18/2009 9:21:00 AM
    Great job! It fits so many young ladies who go back. It isnt always easy for them but sooo worth it!

  1. Date: 8/14/2009 9:29:00 AM
    Kristy, super poem my Southern Belle pal. It's absolutely great to see the work you are turning out>>James

  1. Date: 8/13/2009 11:33:00 AM
    Kristy, This is a very nice write for the education game. And even nicer if it is your real life goal. May good luck and happiness follow your footsteps. Sincerely, DAS-J

  1. Date: 8/11/2009 9:07:00 PM
    If this is true...Congratulations, Kristy! there is always time to achieve a higher education. Great poem with a fantastic message. Ruben.

  1. Date: 8/11/2009 2:45:00 PM
    soup mail

  1. Date: 8/11/2009 11:49:00 AM
    And what a wonderful paralegal you will be babe. Great write. I love that you are going back to school. You go Mama.......Love Wicked