Where I Come From

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I am from camping,

From campers to tents.
I am from bright purple walls,

On the second floor.
I am from rose bushes,

From sunflowers,
Whose seeds I planted with my little sister.
I am from Christmas Eve,

At my Grandfather’s House.
From watching Sports on TV.
I am from the talkative,

From the family oriented.

From ‘Life is Not Fair”

And “Try Your hardest.”
From Going to Church Early Sunday Morning.
I am from Potsdam and the Watson Branch
From campfire pizzas and S’mores.
From my Papa’s love of the outdoors,

And my Grandfather’s love of Gardening.
From my Dad and Uncles love of hunting

And the many generations of camping at Fish Creek.
I am from the family parties,

from karaoke singing.
I am from the long bike rides

With my little sister.
I am from Yankee’s fans,

From Melky and Jorge.
In my house
Lies the many frames,
the scrapbooks,
And snap shots.

I am from the Past,
Heading into the future.





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Joan said...
Nov. 24, 2009 at 6:02 pm
This is an amazing poem! Extreme talent I am so proud of her!!!
 
beautiful said...
Nov. 24, 2009 at 2:52 pm
I would love to se this published in a magazine much like sunshine above. True talent and inspiration to all!!!
 
sunshine said...
Nov. 23, 2009 at 6:59 pm
This poem makes me think about my own life and makes you count your blessings and be thankful for the family that i have. I love this poem and the reader to because he or she is a very smart person and deseveres to have her work published so the rest of the world can be as thankful as me!!!! Thanks for inspiring me!!!!!
 
ker94 replied...
Nov. 25, 2009 at 10:09 am
Thank you to everyone who has commented! I just always wanted to have my work published for everyone to read and enoy as much as i enjoyed writing it!!!
 
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