I Am From

April 1, 2010
By Rosealyd GOLD, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
Rosealyd GOLD, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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I am from the haunted woods of the apple orchard that was. I am from the smell of decay in the spring when rebirth has come. I am from the black rose, the Douglas bush, and the thick stems of thistles. I am from the smell of Yorkshire baking in the oven. I am from the blue eyes of Scotland, the pale skin of England, and the red cheeks of Ireland.

I am from the new traditions of parmesan chicken with chocolate chip cookies on the side. I am from bacon with pancakes in the morning. I am from the smell of wine all throughout the night. I am from heartbreak and divorce and the confusion of the fight. I am from “has anyone told you today?” and the truth behind “beer before liquor, never quicker.”

I am from Lions Club Park and the small town surrounding it. I am from Piggly Wiggly fest with its infinite expanse of rides. I am from the small school with the small class and even smaller minds. I am from the house on the corner with the green grass surrounding its insignificance. I am from the room with yellow paint, with the posters on the wall, with the teddy bear sitting awkwardly out of place. I am from the bed in the corner where the dreams turn my thoughts into reality.



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Victoriaaa14 said...
on Apr. 14 2010 at 8:49 am
Victoriaaa14, Saugus, Massachusetts
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i like your poem. You used a lot of good description. It put a picture in my  head and i felt what i was feeling. Good poem :)

on Apr. 13 2010 at 2:47 pm
the_Horsegirl SILVER, Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Favorite Quote:
People need dreams, there's as much nourishment in 'em as food.
--Dorothy Gilman

If there is such a thing as truth, it is as intricate and hidden as a crown of feathers.
--Isaac Bashevis Singer

I like your descriptions alot. I feel like I got a glimpse into your life and your personality from them. Good poem:-)

kaates GOLD said...
on Apr. 13 2010 at 2:01 pm
kaates GOLD, Los Angeles, California
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Favorite Quote:
"It's pathetic how we can't live with the things we can't understand. How we need everything labeled and explained and deconstructed."

“Give me rampant intellectualism as a coping mechanism.”

“I just don't want to die without a few scars.”

This is so creative, i truly admire how you can express everything you feel, taste, see. beautifully written.

on Apr. 12 2010 at 5:49 pm
xxificouldfallxx PLATINUM, Southampton, Pennsylvania
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i really enjoy this :3 it's like... how the things and culture around influence you to be who you are. nice :]

on Apr. 9 2010 at 8:20 pm
BleedingRose PLATINUM, Frederic, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
*The darkness holds infinite possibilities.

(mine)

Wow, I loved this, great job!  Very beautiful, 5 stars!  Mind commenting on some of my work?  Thanks!  Keep writing   ;)

-Rose



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