I am Tera: a straightforward girl with a sincere ambition to motivate others; a goal-setter that enjoys taking difficult routes until finally reaching a destination; an over-thinker who emphasizes self-development by learning from past mistakes; a realist who often worries about the future and needs to remember to focus on the present; a hard-worker; a compassionate friend; a competitive athlete; but most importantly, a self-driven individual who is true to myself.
Advanced English Prompt
With so many judging eyes and yearning ears,
how I wish I could just disappear.
The devilish mouths that can't be controlled,
and the silenced thoughts that can't be so bold.
Some enclose their minds and refuse to listen,
while others can no longer accept the opposition.
Why do some respect while others don't accept them?
Is it so hard to believe not everyone has the same opinion?
Why should different beliefs lead to such great division?
Can't we make the right decisions?
You're not perfect, no one is.
So stop chasing illusions of perfection and focus on the blessings you have.
When you wish to be someone else,
just know that at least one person in this world wishes to be you,
even if it's just for a day.
Lovely is the rose
that dances in repose,
when the morning dew comes down.
Lovely is the spring
that brings a beautiful breeze,
sending smiles all around.
Lovely is the person
who opens up their curtains,
and wears a smile, not a frown.
Can't reach the stars
believing you can touch them first.
You can never be
a perfect replica of someone else,
so why not be yourself?
After night falls,
the sun rises.
Never is a day
exactly the same.
The end of a day,
marks a new beginning.
365 days have passed,
and many more are to come.
It's our decision how to live our lives:
whether or not our days go by like a blur
or are forever imprinted in our minds.
January 1st, 2021
Cheers to a new beginning!
There is beauty in everything.
Once the turbulence subsides,
new things will begin to fly.
The end of time is just the beginning.
Thanks...for the little things...
the smiles through the masks,
the support to the young adults,
the teachers who offer help to students,
the warm letters to the elderly,
the supportive families,
the small acts that bring happiness.
P.S. I hope everyone enjoyed their Thanksgiving!
Light only shines in dark places.
Life ages in the blink of an eye.
Only when you stop time can you truly treasure every moment.
So keep smiling, knowing that every word strings into a song, every breath you take is part of the melody, and every action transcribes a story.