Opportunity Cost

Thank God for the tears

I am grateful for all my fears

I owe my challenges and struggles much gratitude,

For if it weren’t for them, I wouldn’t be this woman with all the attitude


Thank you, God, for the bump you gave me when I was not feeling steady

Because it introduced two adoptive parents when I was not ready,

A chance to learn,

A chance to for some growth to earn


I look forward to the opportunities that lie ahead,

The challenges that I do not look upon with dread,

But with ambition,

Towards an education, my next expedition


Now it is my turn to give back

I must not let opportunity to travel, slip through the crack

That is why I will study energy policy

In Europe, to gain other perspectives with modesty


I hope to give back to humanity

So that they can have a habitat without too much calamity

Climate change is in full swing,

And so are goals to stop this thing.


This poem is about: 
Our world


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