This poem is about the life of my late grandfather who encouraged me every time we spoke. He urged me to continue in school saying, "The more degrees you have after your name, the better." I can't reflect upon my college experience without recognizing his influence.
"Ted Fields, Sr.,"
First-Gen Voices: Creative and Critical Narratives on the First-Generation College Experience: Vol. 1:
1, Article 13.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lmu.edu/fgv/vol1/iss1/13