The Choices of the Future

Fri, 03/29/2019 - 18:40 -- Jopin

It was the Thanksgiving of last year

 

I was with family and peers.

 

When my uncle came up to me and asked,

 

"Have you decided on your college yet?"

 

College? College? I wasn't thinking about college.

 

I never had a thought in my mind about college.

 

With a flurry of questions about the future,

 

What's your Degree?ACT?

 

Considered the SAT?

 

As a child, I had a carefree life,

 

No choices or questions that caused me strife.

 

Now here I am, interrogated about college

 

A topic I still have limited knowledge.

 

I wanted to ignore them and go back to before

 

But I couldn't, I'm not a child anymore.

 

Before, I was a kid who never cared a dime

 

But here I am, working part-time

 

I wasn't worried about money or grades

 

But those time are soon beginning to fade

 

I never had choices that would make such an impact

 

But now it is time for me to accept the fact:

 

The life I once had is now a memory in the past

 

And the future ahead is coming real fast.

 

This poem is about: 
Me

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Jopin

The story of the time I realized I was no longer a child, and I had to be an adult.

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