High School, Not the End But the Beginning

High School, Not The End But The 13eginning

 

I remember

The first day of high school

I wandered around searching

For friendship and what was cool

 

I remember

My biology class

A blonde girl in jeans

And a Cuban girl with sass

                                                                                           

I remember

My first production

My first part in a show

And my first set construction

 

I remember

I was in my first parade

Of waving to people

And I didn’t feel afraid.

 

I remember

How I sung til it hurt

“Don’t Stop Believing”

And I remember my first concert.

 

I remember

How we bonded so well

Like we were part of a family

Oh the stories I could tell

 

I remember

The dances and the dresses

The music and the laughter

Without knowing how much time passes

 

I remember

My class ring

And the assemblies

And the spirit the rallies would bring

 

I remember

My first time I took AP

My teacher was amazing

My English skeleton key

 

I remember

Senior year

And the excitement I had

That turned to tears

 

 

And with all that

Now I see

That I thought I stayed the same

But everything changed including me

 

And as time goes on

I’ll always remember

Lunches and laughter

Pictures and moments

Prom and happily ever after

 

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