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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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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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All Too Well

“Hey, you call me up again just to break me like a promise So casually cruel in the name of being honest I’m a crumpled up piece of paper lying here ‘Cause I remember it all, all, all too well.”

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Fade Into You

“If I was just ashes and you were the ground And under your willow they laid me down There’ll be no trace that one was once two After I fade into you” #Art

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Holy Ground

“Spinnin’ like a girl in a brand new dress We had this big wide city all to ourselves We blocked the noise with the sound of “I need you” And for the first time I had something to lose”

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Not In Attendance; Still Taking Notes

From Art of Mind III: The Evolution of a Trilogy *Not In Attendance; Still Taking Notes* Every relationship there is or ever was— Has been taken for granted. Yes, including yours. Not that You care. Your love is Solid and

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

*Columbia University* Our Alma Mater, Let us address thee. At your ivy threshold, the blue academy of New York’s finest, We alert the presses of your honors & fill the news of your highness. Columbia Daily Spectator, monthly fills of

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

*American University* Great University wearing our colors and name, Fortify this dream upon the Northeast, Represent in accuracy with patriot’s aim, Stream the stripes with uniformity’s crease. Over the redwood trees of dawn, Above the tracks of oppression’s lawn, The

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University of Iowa Poem (Alma Mater Vol. 1: The Midwest)

*Iowa Hawkeyes* When history’s pages sit still—we will write first. We don’t accept inequality—we right the curse. This is an equal-opportunity space Where biases erase and creativity may race. On Ye Hawkeyes to the Pedestrian Mall! Where the only thing

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