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Michigan Tech Poem (Alma Mater Vol. 1: The Midwest)

*Michigan Tech* My, what lakes the mind can surf With all the discoveries We find; At Michigan Tech, we inspect global turf, The Land of Opportunity: We mine. We build ice sculptures from creative fires— Husky Fires Glow in the

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Bonfire Heart

“People like us, we don’t Need that much just someone that starts Starts the spark in our bonfire hearts” #Art

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University of Louisiana at Lafayette Poem (Alma Mater Vol. 4: The South)

*University of Louisiana at Lafayette* Lafayette Welcomes You, You mayn’t feel it now, but you shall soon, So when you are feeling all at sea: Prepare for the battery. Festivity: Happily, Boldly, Creole life resides Faithfully; School Spirit, Love &

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Alive

Two songs of the same title of the same year, both seeping with the same agenda evident found in their lyrics and at their cores: both songs want the listener to feel alive. One of the things I find beautiful

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Afterlife

“Afterlife, oh my God, what an awful word After all the breath and the dirt And the fires that burn And after all this time And after all the ambulances go And after all the hangers-on are done Hanging on

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17 Crimes

“If I wasn’t so cold We couldn’t freeze this moment.” -AFI It’s perhaps the coldest words and moments that freeze in us the most. And the survival of the coldest seasons still becomes encoded in our DNA.

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University of Rochester Poem (Alma Mater Vol 2: The Northeast)

*U of R* (Set to the Melody of “Some Nights” by fun.) Some Nights I Stay Up Tweaking hard on Starbucks, Cramming to pass the vital laps. Some Nights I wish that Rochester had White Castle, Boy I sure crave

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Humboldt State University Poem (Alma Mater Vol. 3: The West)

*Humboldt State University* Oh, it’s a sunlit California afternoon in the middle of April, And this car full of Humboldt State students Cannot think of a better day to go on a long road trip. They were on their way

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Uconn Poem (Alma Mater Vol. 2: The Northeast)

*UConn* Sons of Connecticut, Beget! Spawn a legacy they shall never forget! Navy Men, Defend this court, Let invaders know This is our sport. Hold the colors steady and strong, The Navy & White outlined with red, Hoist banners of

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Harvard University Poem (Alma Mater Vol. 2: The Northeast)

*Harvard University* There will always be someone smarter. There will always be someone stronger, someone faster. There will always be someone who is hungrier. There will always be someone more skilled. There will always be someone, somewhere, who is better

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