Four Cursedly Short Years

Four cursedly short years,
Some could pray for more.
Years that saw the conquering of fears,
And the acquiescence of majestic lore.

From waddling freshmen un-assured
Of ourselves and the ways of the heart
To that of the sure-footed, lack-loved cured,
Future leaders of the world ready to start,

Such transformations have been found
In our self-reflected mirror image.
Yet, all the while we are still bound
For the same youthful visage

That was created by childhood dreams.
Eager we step forward class of two-thousand n’ four
Ready to grab life by its very seams
And understand our soul is stronger than it seems.

by Robert L. Bixler III

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