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Awakening. (Poetry).

Awakening

It's as if a veil's been lifted
and my soul is finally gifted
with new purpose and new zeal;
life's taken on a new appeal.

For so long I've been denying
the obvious truth and I've been lying-
to myself
 and to my peers
all these months
 and all these years;
vainly shedding tons of tears
but now I've learned to face my fears.


Samantha Joyette (Montreal) is a first year college student. Her interests include fashion and graphic design. She also writes poetry and has contributed to the graphic design of KOLA over the year
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Author:Joyette, Samantha
Publication:Kola
Article Type:Poem
Date:Mar 22, 1999
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