In my life, I've had the privilege
of knowing both jackasses and great people
so that now, I value the latter a lot better.
In my life, I've had the benefit
of falling facedown into shit
So that I know what it takes to hold my head up high.
In my life, I've had the ability
to hate my parents enough
So that I appreciate just how much they can mean to me.
In my life, I've had the grace
to have loved in vain
So that I know I can do much better than that.
In my life, I've had the luck
To be humiliated
So that I know pride isn't all it's cracked up to be.
In my life, I've had the opportunity
to make mistakes aplenty
so that I might correct them, yet.
In my life, I've been done the favour
of being denied
So that I'm resolute about not settling for less
In my life, I've been blessed enough
to be infinitely foolish
So that I know for sure what I do not want to be.
In my life, I've been fortunate enough
to fail countless times
So that I look forward, for the best is yet to come