“Identity,” New Era, Feb. 2013, 49


Janelle Bricknell lives in South Africa.

young woman walking on road with snow

Photo by Chloey Garza

If you think I’m quiet

You’ve got it all wrong.

As I can be quite lively

And chat all day long!

If you think I’m ordinary

You’re way off your peak.

There’s no one else like me,

That’s ’cause I’m unique!

If you think I’m special,

You’re very close there!

It’s actually something we all have—

It’s an Identity we all share!