A New Chapter
by Trenton C. (Grade 12)

The end is near;
Am I in the clear?
I do not know,
because I am
filled with fear.

The weight of the world
Feels like it is in my hands,
But I'm starting to shake
and I don't have a chance.

I want everything
to be okay
before I do go;
if it isn't, then the city
where I'm headed
will not feel fast;
it'll feel slow.

I worry a lot
And am
than ever.

I just want
this chapter to end,
for all of it
to have been
a happy, loving

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