The Twelve Day of Finals Week

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I realize there are not twelve days a week

The Twelve Day of Finals Week

On the first day of finals week my professors gave to me a night without sleeping.

On the second day of finals week my professors gave to me two skipped meals, and a night without sleeping.

On the third day of finals week my professors gave to me three useless sources, two skipped meals, and a night without sleeping.

On the forth day of finals week my professors gave to me four freaked friends, three useless sources, two skipped meals, and a night without sleeping

On the fifth day of finals week my professors gave to me five pages of writing, four freaked friends, three useless sources, two skipped meals, and a night without sleeping.

On the sixth day of finals week my professors gave to me six study buddies, five pages-of writing, four freaked friends, three useless sources, two skipped meals, and a night without sleeping.

On the seventh day of finals week my professors gave to me seven pointless papers, six study buddies, five pages-of writing, four freaked friends, three useless sources, two skipped meals, and a night without sleeping.

On the eighth day of finals week my professors gave to me eight cups of coffee, seven pointless papers, six study buddies, five pages-of writing, four freaked friends, three useless sources, two skipped meals, and a night without sleeping.

On the ninth day of finals week my professors gave to me nine hundred questions, eight cups of coffee, seven pointless papers, six study buddies, five pages of writing, four freaked friends, three useless sources, two skipped meals, and a night without sleeping.

On the tenth day of finals week my professors gave to me ten practice packets, nine hundred questions, eight cups of coffee, seven pointless papers, six study buddies, five pages of writing, four freaked friends, three useless sources, two skipped meals, and a night without sleeping.

On the eleventh day of finals week my professors gave to me eleven million worries, ten practice packets, nine hundred questions, eight cups of coffee, seven pointless papers, six study buddies, five pages of writing, four freaked friends, three useless sources, two skipped meals, and a night without sleeping.

On the twelfth day of finals week my professors gave to me, twelve total test, eleven thousand worries, ten practice packets, nine hundred questions, eight cups of coffee, seven pointless papers, six study buddies, five pages of writing, four freaked friends, three useless sources, two skipped meals, and a night without sleeping.

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lisaner commented on The Twelve Day of Finals Week

11-30-2012

Chuckling LOL- cute poem- those exhausting days of finals are a distant memory for me now, gratefully.

Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.

Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC) Greek philosopher.

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