False Exemption

October 23, 2017
By efflorescense BRONZE, Hartland, Wisconsin
efflorescense BRONZE, Hartland, Wisconsin
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A bell reverberates in your skull, 
the final one of an era. 

You pack your things, and take one last peek.
Now free to do what you want to. 

Your steps echo on linoleum, 
Goodbye.” never comes, you wake up. 


The author's comments:

This is written in a Korean poetic form called sijo. It illistruates how highschool seniors dream of graduation. 


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