Creative: Congratulations

Editor’s note: This is a creative piece. The views in this piece do not necessarily reflect those of the 14 East editorial staff.

You’ve been accepted. Pack

your whole life in three bags,

this is what your parents expected.

          You won’t miss everyone you have ever


          The cold wind will eventually feel like


          You’ll get the freedom to make life your


It’s cheaper than the price of ignorance.

You will only be in debt for life, but you’d

rather owe than live like an immigrant.


Audio by Richie Requena, 14 East