The following piece was ‘highly commended’ in the OU Students Association Freshers writing competition. The author, Peter Dunphy, is from Belfast and is working towards a BSC IT & Computing & Business.
Tick. tock. Goes the clock.
I haven’t started study but I’m ready to rock.
Phone. Gone. Distractions can wait.
My brains ripe for info but I’m already late.
Head. Down. In my book.
Getting this degree will be such a good look.
Paws. Pad. Across my hand.
My cat wants to play with my wedding band.
Chapter. Finished. I feel satisfied.
I imagine graduating and this fills me with pride.
So. Tired. It’s ten past ten.
Early start tomorrow and I’ll do it again.