Yesterday, I did not know this:
I am more than the sum
of all my parts. I'm me.
I did not know how quickly
the days pass, one into another,
and how I'd yearn to be
back, reveling in the early days.
I didn't know my own strength,
my own endurance, my own speed.
I did not know I limit myself.
Yesterday, I was lost, map-less, hopeless.
I could not understand, acknowledge, internalize,
the twists and turns that lead
to Today. To a brighter me.
Yesterdays got me here; unscathed, wiser.
And today: tomorrow's yesterday, I am.