The days keep passing...

The low strum of the guitar ringing into a lounge filled with smiling people. A couple of girls are singing Ed Sheeran's 'Thinking Out Loud' as a classmate plays the guitar, and another drums to the beat. People are spread out around the room, using their laptops or just completing another one of em' IB assignments. There is so much happening right now- half of us are currently submitting uni applications, the other half waiting with bated breath for news. A few of us have long-standing assignments to catch up- just another hurdle we need to pass to get out into the real world. There's a rush, but in this room, everything is still. We are frozen in this moment- a quiet place where we are simply together, and there's nothing that matters more. And the days keep passing, bringing us closer to the day when each of us will step out and begin our own individual journeys. The days keep passing...