My future is big, but my tree is still growing.
What do I know, and what do I want to discover?
I know the sun is in the middle of the solar system.
I know that my parents love me.
I know the Earth is round and not flat.
I know that Uranus has rings, as well as Saturn.
I know how to sew.
I know about time: quarter past, half past, and quarter ‘til.
I know how to do art, but one thing I really want to know is how to make a vase.
I know that Michelangelo did the Sistine Chapel and the David. Leonardo da Vinci, he made a lot of paintings; he is the Renaissance man.
I want to play with clay, do sculpting, putting the clay together, and all that.
I know that clay is made of mud. Once the mud turns into clay, then you can cut it, and then you do the other process.
I want to discover somewhere in the ocean, and if the other planets have oceans as well. Do they have water?
I know that Jupiter has a red spot which is actually a hurricane, and I wonder how that hurricane got there, how did it begin.
I know that Jupiter has around 29 moons.
I want to discover the rest of my relatives.
I do know that I am mostly European, but there’s more to learn about my ancestry and my tree is still growing for my future to come.
I will have a good job, have a nice husband, go to college, and have friendly kids.
But right now I still am working on my tree.
- Abby, SPEAK*Girls Participant 2018
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