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Starting Over As A Freshman

Applications are done Relaxing under the sun High School tassels distant memory Senior prom night issues buried New relationships are the present worry Bringing stress with the luggage they carry Acceptance letter was received From number one school ‘would you believe?’ Leaving the state New adventures a wait Sounding exciting and great Yesterday was above the rest Today going back having to impress University colors are the dress code As it was told Touring the campus trying to get it sold Specific lure was a certain school Program of study academically cool Selected a major months ago It was in coming student thinking what they know First week starts before Labor Day Then a long weekend ‘now determined to stay’ Courses scheduled and made Calculating possible grade Hoping it was a good trade Since the credit card used when paid Car is fully packed Even the roof has tied down laundry sack Not one more thing can fit Only free space where the driver sits Key turn start the engine Four year commitment firm decision All this to get an entrepreneur salary position Or is it a place to mature Adulthood knocking on the door Whispering in the ear ‘are you sure?’ About the curriculum core All it takes knowing oneself Socializing positive and in good health Navigating through honesty and wealth Books are armor for a power strut Realizing with others ‘you know what?’ Walking away One thing to say Reminding upperclassman ‘you graduate in May’ College is the time Challenge the mind And in the end a well-educated person is the find Listening to the pomp and circumstance chime

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