Locked

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One day, a girl set out to college. She did her major in Procrastination and a minor in Introspection. She found what she was good at and where she had to struggle. She searched for the reins controlling her life and stumbled across things like “post-modernism” and “existentialism”. There were others in the same hunt, torn by the same questions, doubting every step.

All the while she was handed skills that were supposedly the key to success. She focused on sharpening the ones she found fun, and the ones she thought she might need to survive.

Then one day she pondered the meaning of success. What was it? Why was it so important to get it? What would the key open?

The homework piled up until it was sticking out of her bedroom door and she sat defeated, head in hand, waiting for the rain to wash away her stress. Questions and doubts about everything popped into her head.

A few deadlines and nights of high speed typing later, she still doesn’t have too many answers. But she knows she’s never going to know what the key is until it opens something.

Signed,

Me

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4 thoughts on “Locked

  1. I love the way you described her majoring in ‘Procrastination’ and minoring in ‘Introspection’. I think most university students graduate with those qualifications! A very innovative writing style. I also loved how you mentioned her ‘sharpening’ the keys she thought she would need. A great image. Thanks for contributing this week to Picture it & write!

    – Ermisenda

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