Be the storm that walks into the room
but not the mudslide that follows behind.
Be the thunder when you want to be heard
but not the lightning that makes words strike.
Be the moon that pulls the waves close
but not the sun that burns too brightly.
Be every version of yourself,
each time better than the last,
but do not be someone you won’t be proud of
because nobody will forget who you
chose to be, even after time has passed.