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Night is here.
The wind and the rain announce the news
that spring is coming.
Still I sleep alone, my dream not yet realized.

Then I chanted the rest of the poem:

Flower petals falling
seem to understand my dreams and aspirations.
They touch the ground of spring
in perfect silence.


Spring comes slowly and quietly
to allow winter to withdraw
slowly and quietly.
The color of the mountain this afternoon
is tinged with nostalgia.
The terrible war flower
has left her footprints—
countless petals of separation and death
in white and violet.
Very tenderly, the wound opens itself in the
depths of my heart.
Its color is the color of blood,
its nature the nature of separation.

The beauty of spring blocks my way.
How could I find another path up the
mountain?

I suffer so. My soul is frozen.
My heart vibrates like the fragile string of a lute
left out in a stormy night.
Yes, it is there. Spring has really come.
But the mourning is heard clearly, unmistakably,
in the wonderful sounds of the birds…

some simple steps for becoming more confident

We are all human and have flaws. Even if your physical appearance or social skills aren't what you wish they were, that doesn't have to stop you from being confident. Here's how to believe in yourself. Steps 1
 Make a list of special talents you have, or things you do that are good—morally or otherwise.
Make a list of special talents you have, or things you do that are good—morally or otherwise. Focusing on your attributes helps distract you from those parts of yourself that you think are flawed. It doesn't have to be a specific skill; it can be an approach or an attitude that you champion through life. Do you always stay calm,cool and collected, even in hurried situations? Are you very patient with people? Do you always see the humorous side of things? Are you always there for yourfriends?
2
 Find your passion.
Find your passion. Whether it's baton twirlingmartial artsclassic cars, or basket weaving, you will fee…