I Believe In Everything.

Annika - Rapid City, South Dakota
Entered on May 3, 2009
Age Group: Under 18
Themes: carpe diem
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Love like you’ve never been hurt. Live as if you’re going to die tomorrow. Laugh like no one is watching. Sing just like you would in the rain. All these things make up just what I believe. No one can ever be me, that’s a fact. I’m unique just like a snowflake falling from the sky.

I stand up for everything that I believe in. I may give people hard times, but that’s just because I consider them a good friend. Each thing that I believe in means something different to me. Love is like a bird; it can stay forever, or can fly away.

Love like you’ve never been hurt. Some people say human hears were made to be broken, but only to be sewn up again by some amazing person. I am a Twilight girl, and when Edward says, “You’re like my own personal brand of heroine,” just makes my knees go weak! I have been hurt, but I still love like I never have been.

Laugh like no one is watching. If anyone has ever, EVER caught my friends and I laughing, we don’t care who is around us and we don’t stop for hours on end. A joke may be told during second period, but we will randomly start laughing throughout the day about it. If I was forced to write down all the inside jokes my friends and I share, it would be a book (inside joke there), that keeps on going. It’s kind of crazy, but that’s what we are.

Sing just like you’re in the rain. Last summer, it was a warm, bright, sunny day, when all of a sudden thunder clouds formed and created a rainstorm. All of my friends immediately (with some coaxing) ran outside and sang just like we were in Singing In the Rain. I swear, we were all singing so loudly someone came outside to be quiet, but we were so loud, I don’t quite remember. But what I do remember, is that we had major fun while being soaking wet, and going crazy all at the same time too.

As you can probably tell, my friends mean a lot to me. If it wasn’t for my friends, I have no clue where I would be in this world. I’m not joking, my friends have always been there for me, and in the long run I’ve learned who really is and who isn’t my true friends. I love my friends to the moon and back again.

What I stand for is what I do. Honestly. Sing in the rain. Laugh like no one is watching, everything. My friends are completely amazing, and will be right by my side all the time, even if I act like a freak. Everyone in this world we call Earth is a snowflake. Unique and happy to be that way.