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Poetry On Odyssey: A Letter To A Younger Me

Spoken Word is a great way to express your idea. A piece I wrote not too long ago to myself.

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It's been too long since we have thought of each other,

You thinking of your future and me thinking of my past.

I learned many things that you have not yet experienced,

And there are many regrets that I have that I must warn you about.

You need to enjoy life as a kid, when life is easy

Because, you will not have time to act like a kid in the future.

You need to play outside, instead of staying indoors.

You need to read books because you must expand your knowledge as much as you can.

You are so innocent and so shielded from what the world really is,

So all you can do is prepare for it.

Also, try in school because grades matter, and you will realize that soon.

I wish I can be a kid like you again.

After all, you have all the freedom in the world with no responsibilities,

And you have all the time in the world

To shape and mold the things you want to do with your life.

Take advantage of this,

And do not be afraid to make mistakes because mistakes are the best way to learn from your failures.

I wish I could go back and change things in my life,

But all the things I have been through made me the person who I am. And I hope you are able to do the same.

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