Life Essay

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There I was again tucked in bed, looking above at the ceiling. I wonder to myself what could have been and why all of the sudden this was my life. Nobody ever told me, or at least I never thought living could be so lonely, dry and joyless. It seems like only yesterday that I was growing up at home, playing, smiling, and knowing the love of my family and friends. I was always laughing, joking, and enjoying every detail of life. It seems there were no bad days back then. I wish that I had treasured my childhood memories more carefully instead of letting them flee from my mind like a thief in the night. Suddenly, I realize and am awaken to the fact that I am sixteen years old, alone and lonely. I ask myself why am I here. Am I not a good person? Have I maybe hurt someone and this is my punishment? Never in all my life have I felt like this. The harder I try to answer my questions, the further away the answer seems to run and hide from me, like children playing hide or seek. This lifestyle is not of my liking or my choosing. In the distant past, my life was that perfect picture, a flawless work of art. Where nothing was wrong, when the fun wouldn’t end and life was a picture drawn of the words spoken silently which any kid would dream about. I should have known it was too good to be true. However, we all face situations, circumstances, and events in our lives that are not to our liking, choosing, or understanding. But even though the roughest and strongest storms we face in our lives is no reason for us to drop down and fall, we should get up again. It was time and I knew it was so, at the end I made a choice to finally let go because I couldn’t stand the pain, it was time for my last tear to fall and to smile again. That was it I guess at the end of everyday or every action we make is a choice and at the end its always our choice. Our to choice to be

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