you will walk away from all of this, a storyteller.

This year may not end
how you thought it would,
but maybe just maybe,
you can look back
and see the good:
the light that flickers
through the closing blinds
on the darkest of days,
and you can feel the oxygen
that persists its way to your lungs
when it was hardest to breathe.
Maybe it will be the little things
that will keep you going,
and help you to see:
the things that fell apart
were a chance to start anew,
and as long you’re still here,
there will be more days.
There will be more moments
to dive deep into
this beautiful reality:
there is more to you.
And through all these valleys, you made it. 
You can look back on it all,
and see that now,
there is a story,
and after everything
that just happened
that was only one part of it,
and you are still becoming.
You are still growing.
And there will be a day
when all of these broken pieces
will gracefully come together
and you will walk away
from all of this,
a storyteller.
- Morgan Harper Nichols