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I found myself walking down a deserted street; Not a soul around me, no eye contact I meet. Silence surrounds me as a misty rain gently falls; Only the lonely sound of a sparrows distant calls. I come upon a reflection in a window pain of glass; Startled by this image I continue to pass. I don’t recognize this person standing before me; But no one else is around me so who else can it be? Feeling of disillusionment, scared I run home. Feeling so empty and so very alone. I rushed to the mirror and see this person looking back at me. Who is the person in the mirror I am supposed to be? I stare at the reflection staring back at me. Who is this person everyone expects me to always be? To follow my heart on a path that would bring me great joy? Or to follow the path of someone else’s expected ploy? Being tugged and pulled in so many directions; Please tell me who I am, this person in my reflection. As tears flow down my face it finally becomes clear. The only thing that is stopping me is my own fear. I begin to yell at this reflection I see; Wake up you fool, be who you are meant to be. Stop living in fear, self doubt and sorrow; Stand up and set yourself free for tomorrow. Be uniquely you and seize the day. Let your soul free and your sweet sprit guide your way.

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