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Things This Dropout Actually Learned In College

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Here we are with another class about to graduate from high school and from college. My own ten year high school reunion will occur this year. As always, these events make me think about how different my life is now than what I would have predicted back then.

I never finished the college education I was so eager to start, and my career has taken me awfully far from the political science degree I was studying for. Does that mean college was a waste? Absolutely not.

Some of the most important lessons I’ve learned in my life came from college–or at least, my college campus. Almost everyday I think of something I learned during that brief time in my life and benefit from it in some way. And this is true for most of us–though it never seems to be the things we anticipated we’d learn. So…

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Its been a while, since I’ve been muddled in the head. I’m lost, not in a dream and I’ve not been wandering. Crying to audiovisuals that strike a a chord soothe the void that juts out like a fleshy gaping hole.  So, there has been a dearth of conversations. Meaningless words choke my system and even music can’t save my moral soul. To avenge my soul’s blues, I started reading ‘On The Road’, which made me crave for mouth-watering apple pie topped with rich, thick fresh cream.

Bathed in rotten luck, I couldn’t quench the lust for the whipped cream. My soul lay bare, bored. My boyfriend’s tales akin to a drag that’s dethroned the drone.

My soul lays bare, bored. Waiting for Satan’s spell to be broken and a meaningful glance be given to my flaccid, bare soul, waiting to be touched and told.