Freshmen Flashback

Got the wrong control number,

going to every room to enter wondering how to pass the very first day

with no friends around was a dismay.

Bio-College Friends, remember those adjustment schedule days? Can you ever recall the adding and changing forms?

Professors like ” Miss Minchin ” was a tension, whose favorite line was recitation.

Assigned me to report  “Platonic  Love” … all of you made a ‘good laugh’ ..

Dissection of frogs and cats, got the wrong position of the Linea Alba’s part.

Worst part was in P.E . class of the ethnic ” Tinikling Dance” and the  Modern dance in ” Sparring”,

not to  mention my abashment in “Swimming”.

Geology, with all those stones

Paleozoology, with all the fossil bones.

We passed those subjects, should I be amazed?

Kingdom, Phylum, Divisions of different species,

Fungi and Algae

We did the dirty works with all those living things.

Plantae , Protista and Animalia

and even memorized all  Coelenterata.

Bryophyta and Pteridophyta

Equisetum and the Lycopodium

Mollusca, Annelida, Aschelminthes, and Platyhelminthes

I wasn’t sure if I passed all our quizzes.

Cycas Revoluta, Pinus Merkusii including the Nephrolepis Cordipolia

Fasciola Hepatica and Trichuris Trichura

scientific names of all plants and living things.

Paleozoic, Mesozoic and Cenozoic

were the Eras we couldn’t avoid.

Age of Cambrian, Silurian, Devonian and Permian

Triassic,Jurassic and Cretaceous

made Biologist & Geologist geniuses

Pre-Med. students on the go,

to have a degree was the common goal..       1997



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