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American dream

American Dream
Sequential in nature
Remained forever
Time of the day
Did not matter

Procedure to go
Learnt from those who went before
At the gates of the consulate
Always on time never late


4 years of graduation
A requirement for higher education
Had only three
Was in a hurry

Emulating without example
Course of study not ready
Reason to go a comedy
Reality break there's no remedy

Evidenced many
Following the dream
Never occurred consciously
Not doing the same


Lifestyle influenced by Hollywood
Fanatical about Western Rock Groups
Influenced my decision
Pursue an education

Analytical ability nil
Already proven by my
Decision making skill
Passionste about
Movies and music
Logical next step is not education

Pushing hard on the procedure
Will make me easily enter
Nothing else does matter
Except get the papers in order

Two tests to be taken
Schools base their decision
Regarding your admittance
Self evident levels of competence

Aware it was for compulsory
Purchased guides to do what's necessary
Could not progress beyond a point
Never occurred that's the whole point

Application process
Step by step reduces
Qualification prowess
Into the University campus

Marking process unaware
Out of 800 only aware
Percentile a new term
My standing it confirmed

Yet to get a grasp
Still harbored thoughts
Any university that admits
Has deemed me fit

Money no taught
Spending it all for naught
Not a flinch to part
For I earned it not

Dollars spent in Rupees
All for realizing my dreams
Dreaming healthy
Hallucinating misery

College without reputation
Granted conditional admission
Should have brought clarity to the situation
Interpreted it backwards thought it was a ratification

Went for my Visa
Addressed a lady as Sir
My nervousness now clear
Presented their questionnaire

Graduation percentage
Admission tests Percentile
Not even a second to decide
Thrown in the dustbin aside

Winning combination
Do not change
Loosing Combination
Followed the same


Procedure followed
As was told
Nearing the gates
Only to be closed in my face


Same events repeated
Nothing to be surprised
Many times rejected
Dream now realized
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Submitted by K.V.Srikanth on May 01, 2021

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