Hold up your chin.
You are the rider in this journey.
Passing through thick and thin,
you’ve become the boss of your own curney.


Don’t settle for anything
less than what you deserve.
Don’t compromise with your dignity
which you should always preserve.

Your achievements and faults,
your rises and falls
are yours and only yours to claim.
You, on your own, have made your name.

They’ll call you with uncertain names
and assign you with negative adjectives.
You’ll condemn them with grace
without needing to be assertive.

Even if you’ll walk alone,
you’ll have yourself by your side.
You’ll play the student’s role
and as well be your life’s guide.

The Rider

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