What I learned in college:
I learned that suicide hurts forever in the hearts of those left behind.
I learned the sweetness of Spring after the darkest Winter night.
I learned, too late, not to drink too much alcohol on a date.
I learned, too late, that not using condoms can lead to more than AIDS.
I learned, the hard way, that HPV can cause cancer.
I learned that I am too generous to make a living as an exotic dancer.
I learned that even the finest meal doesn’t taste good when my body pays the bill.
I learned that slow and steady is my pace.
I learned that life is not a race.
I learned, through time, what friendship looks like.
I learned that self/spiritual love is the most important relationship in my life.