Decisions This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

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   As senior year approaches,

Many choices I foresee.

But one decision I have made.

College is for me.



Do I go or do I stay,

Travel far or near?

The great Northwest or sunny South?

I think I'll stay 'round here.



Is size to be considered too?

A large school with much more,

Or just a small and cozy one,

Knowing all who pass my door?



Would I like a private school

With a prestigious name?

Or how about a public one,

Perhaps they're both the same.



Should I choose the country

Or is city life just right?

Nature's abounding beauty,

Or the view of neon lights?



Do I compete or maybe not?

Are sports the way to go?

Or do I only concentrate

On things I need to know?



Mixtures, blends, a melting pot

With much diversity?

This choice is the easy one

It's where I want to be.



The choices are so many

Decisive I must be.

I'll just have faith that pretty soon

One school will be for me.




This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.






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