438590_art_devushka_ryzhaya_xvostiki_oruzhie_ponchik_pist_1680x1050_(www.GdeFon.ru)It’s about time.
I am an adult now.
No longer a child,
Not even a girl,
I am a woman.

A woman
Not defined by age
But by acceptance:
Of my past
– both good and bad,
Of my future
– come what may,
And of responsibility
– for being human.

I have no more reason
to shy from decision
For lack of confidence,
For fear of error.

My shoulders are back,
My chin is high
And my nose is forward.

I will succeed and
Even if I fail,
My faith in me
Will carry me through.