“Legacy”

A poem by sophomore Isaac Batts

My legacy does not control my future.

My future is its own master;
It will not bow to my past.
I will not bow to my past.

I am bigger than anything
I have faced thus far.
I have won all the battles
I have fought, even if I was
Torn to shreds in the process.

My legacy does not define my future.

Past is not an indicator of
How my future will present itself.
I will not bow to my past.

I control where I’m going,
Even if I don’t know where that is.
The future is always changing,
But no matter where I go,
I know I am undefeated.