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Alma Mater: A Series for the People

Alma Mater is a series that celebrates the universities of the United States through poetry. Kirkus Reviews has described the series as “A thoroughly unique project” with “A variety of delightfully unexpected poetic forms.” I see it as a project

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Avalanche

“Cut me open and tell me what’s inside Diagnose me ’cause I can’t keep wondering why And no it’s not a phase ’cause it happens all the time Start over, check again, now tell me what you find” – Bring

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Amnesia

“This is it Your only one moment in time Don’t be afraid to ever love Lest the roses it the stone This is it Your only one moment in time Release your grip Don’t roll your eyes Take a breath

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Difference Maker

“Yeah, isn’t it amazing how a man can find himself alone Call into the darkness for an answer that he’s never known Yeah, isn’t it amazing how God can take a broken man Yeah, let him find a fortune, let

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Every Breaking Wave

“Every sailor knows that the sea Is a friend made enemy And every shipwrecked soul knows what it is To live without intimacy” -U2 #Art

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Young Love

“Your daddy thought I was wrong for you, Thinking back your mom did too Two wrongs never felt so right It was written in the stars, for two young and wild at hearts.” – Kip Moore #Art

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The Phoenix

“You know time crawls on when you’re waiting for the song to start So dance along to the beat of your heart” #Art

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Easy

This might be the best quarantine-themed song I’ve heard since the pandemic. Make it easy, all you couples out there.

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Dust to Dust

“Let me in the wall, you’ve built around And we can light a match and burn them down And let me hold your hand and dance ’round and ’round the flames In front of us Dust to dust” #Art

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The Evergreen State Poem (Alma Mater Vol 3: The West)

*The Evergreen State College* This is the college of the Evergreen State, Where rain and Geoducks make the crops rotate, A hotbed where contemplative minds collaborate, And professors are known to be of the first rate. Yes, this is the

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