Everything I Find Awesome

The first sip of coffee in the morning when you wake up

The butterflies in your stomach before your first date

Listening to your favorite song on full blast

As you dance around the room when no one is watching


Laughing so hard with your best friends until you cry

Saying 'I love you' for the first time

And hearing someone say 'I love you too'

Being able to buy The Beatles record you've always wanted


Driving your mom's car for the first time

Having that sense of freedom that comes with growing up

But keeping that childlike wonder and innocence


Those deep conversations at 4 AM that no one else could even comprehend

Hearing someone talk about what they love with passion in their voice

Giving people random compliments just so you know that you could possibly have made their day

Knowing that no matter what you'll always have someone there for you


Being able to prove all those who doubted you wrong

Filling that one empty void in your life that kept you from being happy for so long

That feeling of happiness after you do something for someone

Learning every lyric to your favorite pop punk song


Feeling confident after you do your makeup on a Friday night

Singing songs with your best friends at 4:30 in the morning in the back of a broke down pickup truck

Reminiscing your childhood with your mom when you can't sleep

Finding a loyal friend that actually cares about you and your wellbeing


Realizing your self worth after years of self hate

Watching your brother walk across the stage to get his diploma

The guy you're in love with giving you his hoodie on a chilly November day

And telling your best friend every single detail afterwards


Watching your brother propose to his girlfriend

Realizing on a bad day that there is only 24 hours in that day

And knowing that tomorrow will be a lot better

Feeling the fireworks as you have your first kiss


The chemistry between two people that causes an unbreakable bond

Looking back on everything and realizing that your life has changed for the better

Hearing a band for the first time and falling in love with it

Watching the sun rise in the summer time


Reading your favorite book all over again and experiencing every emotion that you had when you first read it

Standing up for what you believe in even if you're the only one who believes it

Playing conga drums in your high school band


Playing in the snow despite the fact that you're almost grown up

Reading John Green books as it rains outside

Dying your hair a new color after the old ones fade to blonde

Getting the Nirvana hoodie you've always wanted


Seeing pictures of Ashton Irwin's smile

Reading the updates of your favorite fan fiction

Getting Taco Bell in the middle of the night

The determination you have to make your dreams come true


I don't know much about the definition of awesome

But whenever I hear the word

These are the things that come to my mind

And I wouldn't want to have it any other way



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