I Am Proud

The world, it hails the people

Who do the great, big things

Like designing cool inventions

Or paint or write or sing


The world applauds the people

Who dance with skill and grace

Or play in fancy orchestras

Or win a grueling race


They cheer for all those people

Who do important stuff

Like capturing a criminal

Or being strong and tough


Some are deemed more worthy

‘Cuz the world knows what they’ve done

But they don’t applaud the battles

That internally I’ve won


And so, I’ll give myself a cheer

A clap – alone, yet loud

I know the effort I’ve put in-

I know, and I am proud!


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