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Inquisitive when caged And indifferent outside a debt Why haven't I taken over the world yet? Thrashing madly on a stage Without an audience, a band, or set Why havent I taken over the world yet?
You say you love me but you’re notYou say you’re going to fight and give it all you gotYou say you find it hard to breatheYou say you’re mad at me but I’m the one who seethes
When I was younger, the word was foreign I knew of toys and candyland, monopoly and littlest pet shops  As I grew older, the word became a faint whisper  because at that time, my oldest sister was going to college.
What’s it to you friend If I had known you when we made some mistakes time and time again So let me tell you what; let me implore you the lesson
I pray to Him, I wonder if He even hears me.   My routine: Alarm set to wake me up at 5:00 A.M. After I awaken, I play some tunes. I like J. Cole, Kendrick, Tupac, Jay, Nas…
You’ve been accepted College, university What’s a student loan?   The first two years here
Dear Childish Bliss,         I miss you today more than yesterday.       I'm so deep in the red. It's all I see.       The weight of every bill holds me down,       Leaving me trapped this great pressure.
What comes around the cycle repeats around itself,    Escalation of time preceded by the focus of oneself,    Enough it has, enough it was, and enough it'll never be.      Why though ?   
Rapunzel was a free woman Who had courage, beauty, and smarts. But she desired an opportuniy, so she went looking For a degree in the liberal arts. She applied to her nearest college
There was an evil stepmother named Tuition Her daughters Loan and Debt were on a mission My Fairy Scholarship broke the fall And I met my Prince Degree at the ball But when the clock struck 12 I lost ambition
   Oh say can you see, the wall being built? The country we once knew now thrown on a tilt.The Dawns early light is from nuclear bombs.People praying in church reading a psalm.For this country, once so strong, now led by a man who acts before he t
Work your butt off,  They all say, No one cares about the struggles. Oh, you will make it, But only if you try.   No one sees the struggle, the pain, and anguish we all go through.
You make me think that I can't be free. Make me think I'm a princess, in a tower. Whisper menacingly in my ear that you'll eat my flower, make it sound like a good thing. I wait for you to kill me.
I used to be free However, now I do see The chains bound to me
You don't.  You struggle. You cry. You wonder why you aren't good enough. Smart enough For those full-ride scholarships like others When you worked so hard.
I need help paying for college. Let's look at this mathematically. Now, a good college = Time x Money. Everybody knows that Time = Money. So, a good college = (money)^2
I need help paying for college. Let's look at this mathematically. Now, a good college = Time x Money. Everybody knows that Time = Money. So, a good college = (money)^2
Trapped The cure to cancer The answers to the unsolvable All stuck inside the mind of a young millenial Trapped by the crushing barriers of expensive college tuiton And of course, Student Debt. 
Lonely Love There is a burning  Deep in my soul My heart is yearning Like a bells toll Far across the ocean waters Underneath the skies grasp Hidden behind hurricane shutters Through a shattered heart I rasp Tell me you want me For I cannot be wit
Slam The doors crash shutThe lights flicker ofThe flesh escapes. Slam The tears roll downThe face turns redThe heat boils up. Slam
We put our things away, it was no longer time to play. We had our fun, now our summer is away. Though summer, I wish, would stay. Its crippling debt that makes me say so. Other wise Ide give winter time more of a go.
I’m just so tired of all this ad nebulosityBeing lectured on engine wear and motor oil viscosityBeing told I need drugs for emotional well-beingBecause I’m so stressed with all the violence I’m seeing
A blow in the face And a red mark on the eye, Who said you can flee?
Little by little, the table breaks
Land of the Free? The American Dream, These phrases make me want to scream.
Let the rain fall down, And wash away these feelings The doubt, the loathing, the constant questioning.   Life is too short, to let this society strip me, Of the values and virtues I tend to cling to.
I'm stressed out
Paid to date, zero dollars   Total aid awarded twenty thousand   Estimated cost of attendence twenty five thousand   And there she stands, my crush on paper
Education is power. Education is succses. Education is key. Education is expensive. Education is cold. Education is a murderer. 
After nine long, strenuous months their eyes finally meet. She can’t resist but to cradle her in her arms.
Collapsing under the pressure of knowledge, Sleeping starts to sound way better than college. As I strive to have my educational needs met, the more frustrated I seem to get.
It's me living life, it may be different but it feels so right. first I'm walking down the street feeling free in my mind,
Goverment For you we must excel But, how can we without the proper funds
Stress. It begins in the brain, the little chemicals that are flowing about making my mind thin. I am only eighteen and I owe money for college, have a place I can't afford and I have no Idea how to pay for the next few years of college.
voice mono toned, deaf to all ear. unable to relent nor express deep fear controlled by all sides of other people expressions able to listen but unable to be heard words struggle to escape the mind 
The U.S National Deficit May 6, 2014 at 11:47 am: $17,512,474,434,230   Like a law of nature The more time that passes The more that red number grows And as a result, the higher the ceiling goes
    laid out spread like butter on the ground.      i'm melting. yellow self bubbling  as i seep into the ground. through eyes that barely see but  straight ahead,
I wake up every morning Innocent and vulnerable Happy and carefree I remember where I am A beautiful campus Friends all around Spring flowers and warm air begin to appear
When I was four I used to play school with my brother and cousin.We would take turns writing lessons on the chalkboard.The scribbles could have meant anythingFrom art to math to history.
Recession love poem   Do you know that love that’s less unrequited and more dearly departed   How every vague memory comes at you like a moving target  
I'm paying for a piece of paper.I'm paying to take classes with information that I can find online with the click of a buttton.I'm paying to stay in a dorm where rules are constantly broken, and my sanity incessantly tested. 
I watch the television and turn on to the news Some children starving in Africa and a nation in debt There are so many, never too few That knows about the debt that is set Our parents’ debts made our own
Finally in my true home, I have a strong and whole heart. Strengthened by my new family, And nurtured in my new community.   The happiness swells inside, But is chipped away at
I've met a lot of awesome people at college,
They tell you money doesn't buy a person happiness, But being in debt doesn't feel too good, either. Through private school and piano lessons and new cars and contact lenses, You wonder why your daddy
  Birth a lottery, potential of life. First glance, our ruler, now starting this strife. Building foundation, brightest epoch, earth schemes, First lessons roaring, rise above our drowned screams. Obey.
Wall Street Stock market For some people  it's their Easy Street. Whenever I think of that phrase, I think of Annie and the song sung by Hannigan and her brother
If money grew on trees my life would be at ease No one knows how I feel never knowing when I'll have my last meal Seeing the for sale sign in the front yard needing money so much but its too hard
Hello University, College life, where it all gets real; The best years of your life! Are they, really?
I can see it all around me, the deep deaths of suffocation the pits of eternal falling the sight of a blind man
Safe is a word that bounces in my chest, it holds my breath in after thoughts like "future" Take it away, can you arrange my life so I don't cry at night?
Practically weightless, yet, it weighs on your shoulders. You either have it or you don't. You have enough or you don't You're not addicted.. Yet, you need it.
The creature scared and common in the dark isolated cave is crying.
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