Hansel and Gretel: Two Millennial College Students

The summer has come and gone

A freshman in college we are

My sister and I are alone

We cannot afford to go to college


We decided to return home

And we did so, but not to open arms

Our parents didn’t want to take care of millennials

And they dismissed us to live on our own


Two years later, two college dropouts

With thousands of dollars in student loans

We make minimum wage and share an apartment

But my sister and I are alone


This poem is about: 
My family
My community
My country
Our world


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