My Querencia

May 23, 2012
By MayaReardon SILVER, Boston, Massachusetts
MayaReardon SILVER, Boston, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
"No, you cant be my hero, everybody has to learn how to be their own kind of hero"

As a question you asked me what my Querencia, my safe place was, do I have to have just one? How do you expect me to explain what I don’t completely understand? My answer is not a simple one. My Querencia is my hardest place to be. It is also the best place to be, for me at least.

My Querencia is inside of my head.

My Querencia is inside of my head because inside of MY head, there’s my reality.

In my head i can create exactly whom I wish to be, plan to be. Whenever I hear the quote “ Every person has to be their own kind of hero” I think of my reality. You see in my reality, the world is still a confusing place, strange and ever changing. I don’t completely live in a dream. No the world is the same, I am the same, but different as well. I still have feelings, but I have learned to accept them and move on.

When I read I become one and the same with the character I can relate the most to. I feel as they feel. I actually become them, their world become’s my reality. For no better words I become … empathetic to them. And I would like to believe that I take part of the characters, and make them become a part of me.

I only consider Earth my reality because it is where I am the most often, and contains the people I love and adore.

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This article has 5 comments.

YS123 said...
on May. 29 2012 at 5:09 pm
The author of this article is a very mature teen that takes the time to reflect on her place in the world of confusing reality.  She is aware that the perception of reality is part of the self-discovery.  We create the world around us being very much influenced by our experiences, environment ond the people we love.  It is a changing concept and only mature minds can grapplewith this ideas.  Maya demonstrated that she is capable to face her reality and emotions and move on.  Very well written.

on May. 27 2012 at 11:19 pm
I never read an article that unique and interesting!!!

Yuval said...
on May. 27 2012 at 11:15 pm
Beautiful, thoughtful.  I love it.   Good job.   Looking forward to read more of your writting.

Karen123 said...
on May. 27 2012 at 11:02 pm
I really like this.  Our dreams shape who we want to be

Karen123 said...
on May. 27 2012 at 10:59 pm
I really like this.  Our dreams form our reality -- or at least who we want to be.

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