When I wrote today I wrote a thousand words
that I wasn’t proud of but I was
proud to have started because
when you run, you lose when you stop
and I didn’t stop, I ran the length of the thousand miles,
and even if they are the words that were written a thousand times before
Valeria is an eleventh grader in India. She has published her writing on various websites such as Teen Ink and the Marcus Harris Foundation Blog. Works in various genres, especially legal thrillers and poetry, interest her. She would like to take her writing career forward in the future.