Stepping Out Into The World

By: Kendall Lanier

People hide in the darkness of the day
They see it happen but they stay away
But today is the day that I speak up and say something
Being brave, not afraid
Taking a chance and stepping out
Being heard not reticent
Standing up and speaking out
Never hiding in the shadow
Seeing the world smiling in happiness
It’s always a good day to be outspoken
Trying not to be shy
Stepping out into the eye of the world
Being a tulip in a patch of dandelions
Standing out, not hiding in the darkness of the day