The purpose of this Endurance challenge was for me to start tackling my mission by studying poetry techniques and telling stories through poetry using these techniques. I decided to take techniques from 5 inspirational writers and poets — and create 5 poems about 5 people close to me that inspire and motivate me. The hardest part was adjusting to foreign poetry techniques and telling stories about people I know but look at them in a different light. If I knew beforehand I would have started with researching the people that I could find online, instead of waiting to interview people I knew; I spent so much time waiting on scheduling times to talk to them, when I could have had the other 5 people out of the way already. I am proud of the new skills I learned and of being able to tell the stories of people close to me while making them happy.