For the first time ever, something blinded my eyes. Gleaming rays piercing through my vision, I saw it.

It can’t do anything yet. It’s useless however; I see hope. As it grows bigger, I start to cherish it more and more. Chasing like fire I go after it without realizing.  I gain more knowledge about it as time passes and start to become aware that, that is the key to my life. It is a light to lead my way. Every day and night I chase after it non-stop. I can’t give up. However, that didn’t last long. As it went higher, I started going lower. Before I knew it, I was entering a pitch-black, frigid cave– going lower and lower every minute. I try to strive my way back up to chase after it once more, but I give up.

It’s been years since I’ve been staying in the unoccupied, rigid place. All I wish for is to make it back to the top. Then, I see it – the light – it’s back. I step through the impenetrable, molded rocks– reaching my hand out for it. I pounce up, reaching my hand out for it but before I can grab it, it shatters into a million pieces and I plunge onto the ground. My fall was as loud as a bomb and I cry in agony. I lower my stance to pick up its remaining pieces, but all of sudden, it vanishes into thin air. As if nothing was there from the start, it’s completely gone. My hopes and dreams have vanished and I close my eyes.

I picture a perfect world; where there are hundreds of people around me and the environment is jaw-dropping. I hear birds singing, people laughing, and the government announcing to citizens, “Every single citizen got a hundred percent on the test which means that there is no more school!” A roar of cheer bursting out of every house and everyone jumping gleefully all at once.  When I open my eyes, all I see is my destroyed, indistinct world. I can almost no longer see anything anymore.Is this really the end? Does my world have a grand finale here? In this blurry world, will I be able to plant a big and dazzling flower and make it bloom? If I end it now, will it really be worth it? I picture all the amazing events that has happened because of the light but on the other side, there are a few suffering moments as well. But I know that the day will come, the day when I can finally reach it and live my life once again but this time, in a perfect world.

I can barely see anything anymore. As if I’ve been locked in cellar. It feels like it’s impossible to get out but in reality, nothing is impossible. When the opportunity comes, I will get it for sure.



“So many people live their lives not knowing the real and exact reasons why they live. They follow anything for something and they do something for anything. When you live life with a blurry vision, you live a blurry life. Vision is life, and a life without vision is a dead life”

― Ernest Agyemang Yeboah