Barrier is also correct in the plural
When I'm standing next to you, I feel so little, yet, a sense of respect to a life way beyond my years.
feel is a linking verb and little is SC --ok
The life way part is not clear to me.
Footprints... Be it of an animal or a human, never fail to amaze me.
leave space after footprints, and one more dot:
footprints .... Be
I thought my cold would become worse due to the rain and that I got my pants soaking wet.
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