I Did Not Die



The Beginning

Great to see a young person write with Soul (without getting overly self-engrossed) in an age where sound-bytes are the predominant form of communication.

Clara Ma

Well, I’ve been afraid of changing / ‘Cause I’ve built my life around you / But time makes you bolder / Even children get older / And I’m getting older too

I’ve spent my whole life waiting to grow up.

At night, for so many nights, long after my parents had fallen asleep, I’d hug my knees close to my chest, shut my eyes tight, and imagine that one of the freight trains whistling in the distance would make a stop at my bedroom window, whisk me away to a big city or deposit me among the stars. I thought that if I could somehow escape my uniform suburban neighborhood, I could start changing the world.

Yet, here I am, four short days before I leave home, the contents of my closet spread out across my floor, feeling inexplicably lost and afraid. If everything is about to begin, then why…

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