Looking at the positive

autumn

I am average and ordinary
Never a star pupil
Advantages not offered
Hard work my shadow

Quite good but not brilliant
I have to work twice as hard
perseverance my friend
I won’t settle for mediocrity.

My self-esteem gets knock
Does my work deserve its place?
I question myself time and again.
For mediocrity isn’t me.

By C.E. Pereira
(30-8-2016)

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Author: cepcarol

I'm a Eurasian of Portuguese, English, Scottish and Malay heritage. And my extended family are of Chinese and Indian heritage. My world is made up of different colours like the rainbow. And like the rainbow I am unique. Reading is my form of relaxation, to escape from the drudgery of daily life and enter into a world of the imagination. It is the love of reading that has led me to try my hand in writing short stories and poems. I hope that in some way my stories and poems will take you for a little while away from the drudgery of the present into the pages of imagination. To new friends found, I bid you, Welcome. Sincerely, C.E. Pereira

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