Five years ago today I was a different person.
I wanted different things
and dreamed different dreams
and felt different passions.
Five years ago today I had different strenghts
and different weaknesses,
and different fears.
The change from teenager to young adult was a transition I needed . . . and in, some ways, wanted.
And while I am in some ways quite the same, I know I have changed.
I can see, feel, taste the change in the air,
how far I’ve come and how far I’ll go.
And it makes me excited,
look up, look forward with eager eyes
to the next five years . . .
and who I will be then.