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Beyond College

We had such simple aspirations From day one and beyond: Graduate, get a job. Simple. Easy. Realistic. Except no. We studied to be teachers. In Ireland. If you only knew the reality Of what we just put ourselves through. Now, … Continue reading

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Requisition of the Recognition of the State Exam

In three hours or less you are required, In accordance with tradition, To produce a lengthy manuscript Of material beyond recognition About topics you once studied Too long ago to mention, Based on continuous lessons As that was our intention. … Continue reading

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The Glory Days

What happened to the glory days Of ‘Hello, Goodbye’ and tea, When three of us would partake In mischief, madness and glee? What happened to the glory days And long chats through the night, And knowing who knew what, And … Continue reading

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The Answers

Dear Whatever, Things were okay the past week. I mean, really okay. Nobody was a dick to me in the halls. Nobody asked me why I was spending all my time in the library, or why I was reading for … Continue reading

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Safety in Books

[Previous: For the Record] Dear Whatever, I finally had a break. After two weeks of Hell on Earth, the Mock Exams finished. I came out of it with one pen left. The others disappeared as the last week went by, … Continue reading

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A Mockery

[Previous: So That Sucked] Dear Whatever, I have my doubts, but I made a decision last week. I found a college I want to go to. St Thomas’s. It’s small. It’s a teaching college. It has green grass and nineteen … Continue reading

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So That Sucked

[Previous: Decisions to Make]————[Next: A Mockery] Dear Whatever, I know you’re just a diary. I know no one will ever read you. But did you ever suddenly realise it’s coming to the end of the month, and you have a … Continue reading

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