Seven years ago, I came. In this land, a seed thence was cultivated. In the blink of an eye, From bud to bloom, I have grown up so much. On a summer day, I moved to Colorado. And one day in this …
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Seven years ago, I came.
In this land, a seed thence was cultivated.
In the blink of an eye,
From bud to bloom,
I have grown up so much.
On a summer day,
I moved to Colorado.
And one day in this summer,
I will set foot on a journey to the east coast.
I am grateful and blessed to encounter my professors and many good Samaritans.
They are sunshine in my life,
Their generous guidance and sanction are precious assets of mine.
It is the kind of serendipity,
And I must be incredibly lucky.
A sentimentalist holding fervor and elation for the forthcoming adventure,
Come to realize what this place meant until the departure is nearing.
This chapter has come to its ending,
Another story will be noted on the following fresh sheet.
Editor’s note: Holly (Liyu) Huo is an international student from Tianjin, China. She has spent the past seven years living in Denver and studying at the University of Denver. She graduated from DU with a major in finance and a minor in business analytics in December 2020. This summer, Huo will be attending a music program at Berklee College of Music in Boston, and this fall, she will be moving to New York to continue her graduate studies at Columbia University. This poem is a sequel to her first poem, “One of Many,” which was published in the Washington Park Profile in August 2020.
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