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Abide with Me

By Andrew Simpson

We were never designed to live our lives alone. Congrats Wills and Kate, may the future bring you every happiness.

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Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night

By Andrew Simpson

Do not go gentle into that good night,
Old age should burn and rave at close of day;
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

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Infinity

By Andrew Simpson

It probably makes no difference now. That seems to be the way of things. Perhaps you will find out one day, in a moment of weakness. I'm good at weakness. The dark, placid infinity of your eyes is a destination from which I never want to return. Maybe if we had gazed at each other a few years ago then life would have been different. Maybe things happen for a reason. Maybe that's just something we tell ourselves to keep despair from the door. Maybe I ought to go to bed.

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The Road Not Taken

By Andrew Simpson

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood
And looked down one as far as I could
To where it bent in the undergrowth;

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Looking Back and Looking Forward

By Andrew Simpson

So everything is pretty much done and dusted now. A GAMSAT of 72 and a GPA of 6.34 should really have put me in the box seat for a spot at Flinders .. but evidently my interview must have been approaching atrocious, as I was rejected before the main set of offers started coming out in December. I'm currently sitting in the UQ applicant pool with the minutest sliver of a chance of an offer for 2011. Realistically, though, I will be throwing my hat into the ring for a spot at UQ in 2012.

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