Freshman Blues

Imagine the duress,

new student searching for room,

finding means success.



Makes me think that ...

Educators are aware that there are so many things that impact on a students success when they are at college or university. A place to call home is certainly one of them and people working in education are concerned to provide support in this.

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This poem by Seryianis is in Haiku format, a traditional form of Japanese poetry.

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The Bedroom (1889),Van Gogh,Oil on canvas - Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam


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