Melisa Coedo, raised in Miami, Florida, was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She graduated in 2007 from Turner Technical Arts High School where she decided on a Fine Arts career instead of the expected Zoological path which had been her intended course. An honors student, and published in the ‘Who's Who Amongst American High School Students’ issue for the 2007 school year. She entered Miami- Dade Community College and FIU a year later as an English major, with a minor in Drama/ Drama Education. She is now once again steady in her pursuit of a return to the education system looking to apply to different programs in Ireland for acting and writing. Writing and specifically Poetry being her forte; Melisa has also been studying classical piano since the age of 7 and is hoping to one day act on screen. This poem is the first in a series which she is pursuing to publish with elaborate illustrations which depict her thought processes on the different major existential milestones of life. In the hopes to better connect to her audience by presenting her ideals in the exact manner of their manifestation.