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A Good Poem at Graduation Time

By Leigh Pretnar Cousins, MS

Of course this is a hugely important time of year for me, as all my students finish up the school year and many graduate.

This year is extra special, since my own daughter, Hannah, is about to graduate from college.

Yesterday, I called Geico to take Hannah off my automobile insurance, and it was this odd moment (The years of carrying kids on my policy are OVER!) that made the transition real for me. I sure will enjoy those lower monthly payments, but still…

Here’s a lovely, poignant poem which has the same bittersweet feel, of those transition points that make you aware of Life’s flow:

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