Anticipation (Series)

Series: Junior Journal | Story 5

I. Last Day

No assignments,

nothing to do,

but sit and watch

the hours tick by.

The energy is almost tangible.

Every nerve firing

off simultaneously.

Everybody day-dreaming

about long summer nights.

Thoughts of school

Far from consciousness.

II. The Reality of Summer

School gets out and

you dream of parties

and relaxation.

Then, two weeks go by

and reality hits;

chores, work, and sunlight

until 9:30.

No time for more than

two or three parties

and no time to relax.

That's when you wish

it was the last day again,

when the day-dreams were real.

Before reality hit.

III. Graduation

Wake up to the s...


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