I Am From

April 1, 2010
By Anonymous

I am from newspapers, from Sony and iPod.
I am from the creaky and colorful.
I am from the willow tree and the long branches.
I am from barbeques throughout the summer and Elsie and Herman and Jorgensen.
I am from the sarcasm and name jumbling,
From “Don’t walk home alone” and “call me when you get there.”
I am from Norway, Swedish dishes and every cookie or dessert my aunt can make,
from the returns to the post office and family trips to Minnesota, the family pizzeria and ice cream stands.
I am from the picture in the photo albums and the history behind them,
the groups of cousins, siblings, aunts, uncles, parents and grandparents,
From the first day at the post office to the present.

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tmj19 BRONZE said...
on Apr. 15 2010 at 3:28 pm
tmj19 BRONZE, Hartland, Wisconsin
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nope im in wisconsin we had to do this for creative writing

asdfgh said...
on Apr. 14 2010 at 8:53 am
asdfgh, Saugus, Massachusetts
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I Really Liked This Poem(:

It's Cute.

on Apr. 13 2010 at 1:23 pm
raychell.faith GOLD, Somewhere You Left Your Heart, California
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Favorite Quote:
"You Risk Tears If You Let Yourself Be Tamed;" The Little Prince

Good... well written and interesting, definitely flavored with sweetness... although it's difficult to make these poems unique because I know a lot of teachers that assign them.

desi95 said...
on Apr. 12 2010 at 8:00 pm
desi95, Tallahasee, Florida
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my teach made us do this same assignment last year too!& i liv all the way in FL.


tibby BRONZE said...
on Apr. 12 2010 at 6:02 pm
tibby BRONZE, Henderson, Nevada
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Favorite Quote:
i feel you on my fingertips, my toung dances behind my lips-flyleaf

dude are you in nevada? my middle school teacher had my class write an i am from poem for an assignment...


_NoAir_ BRONZE said...
on Apr. 12 2010 at 4:20 pm
_NoAir_ BRONZE, Toronto, Other
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Favorite Quote:
There are as many ways to live as there are people in this world. Each one deserves a closer look.

–Golly (Harriet The Spy)

I love the style of writing you have in this, the same word in the beginning of every sentence. Keep it up!

DreamChild said...
on Apr. 10 2010 at 9:09 pm
better? I think it's marvelous how it is. :)

Rolly.. SILVER said...
on Apr. 9 2010 at 3:49 pm
Rolly.. SILVER, Mercedes, Texas
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Good, But You can make it better.

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