Where I Come From MAG

By Brianne Becker, Nashotah, WI

I am from smiles and good mornings
To sweet hugs at night
From the woods of camping
To roasting golden-brown marshmallows.
From barks and meows
To slobbery pants and purrs.

I am from clicks on the Dell computer
To silent rings on the phone
From hanging with friends
And being told to come home.

I am from wet splashes with the family
To lying on a summer night under the stars
From school dances and parties with friends
To telling deep dark secrets while catching a late movie.

I am from rough pain
And sharp happiness
But most of all where I am from
Are people who care
And people who I know will always be there.

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This article has 26 comments.

Ummmmmmmmok said...
on Aug. 18 2016 at 8:34 pm
No one cares

on May. 19 2012 at 4:36 pm
mindless_dreaming BRONZE, Wyckoff, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"May make my heart as a millstone, set my face as a flint, Cheat and be cheated, and die: who knows? We are ashes and we are dust." -Alfred, Lord Tennyson, 'Maud'

This is such a beautiful poem! nice work :)

on Apr. 27 2012 at 6:35 pm
Wilson1994 GOLD, Holywood, Other
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Favorite Quote:
'Nothing lasts forever. Forever's a lie. All we have is what's between hello and goodbye.' Unknown

This is a wonderful poem! Loved the use of rhyme in the last two lines, simplistic as it is, makes it all the more wonderful! Please check out my poetry, want some serious input on how to make it as good as this!!! again, fantastic piece of poetry :)

reman5 said...
on Mar. 14 2012 at 8:21 am
Great poem! I loved the experiences you talked about that remind me of good memories with people I love.

on Jan. 8 2012 at 10:23 am
Mimi15 PLATINUM, Belfast, Maine
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This reminds of my home town. It's a really nifty poem so keep writing! Check out my poem 'On our Own'? Thanks

on Nov. 3 2011 at 5:49 am
JamesODalaigh BRONZE, Bandon, Other
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Favorite Quote:
Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better -Samuel Beckett.
Don't be seduced into thinking that that which does not make a profit is without value -Arthur Miller.

loved this poem, keep up the excellent work! :)


on Aug. 29 2011 at 10:27 pm
Isawyouyesterday GOLD, Cincinnati, Ohio
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"where im from"**

on Aug. 29 2011 at 10:26 pm
Isawyouyesterday GOLD, Cincinnati, Ohio
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I wrote one of these a while ago...brought me back to "where im fre" poems. Beautiful and deep

on Aug. 7 2011 at 9:30 pm
chameleon BRONZE, Antioch, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Life's not waiting for the storm to end, it's about learning how to dance in the rain"

This is a really beautiful poem keep up the good work, Can you check out some of mine?

kat2.0 SILVER said...
on Aug. 7 2011 at 12:32 pm
kat2.0 SILVER, Sparrowbush, New York
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Favorite Quote:
life is short so go for it

This poem is well written and It is interesting to read

on Jul. 16 2011 at 6:53 pm
Laura_Oliver GOLD, Manchester, Connecticut
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Oh, I see. Sad.

on Jul. 16 2011 at 6:52 pm
Laura_Oliver GOLD, Manchester, Connecticut
12 articles 2 photos 122 comments

I like the soft feeling of this poem, not really intense. I could read a whole book of these on a rainy summer day in my pajamas.

Plus, check out my poem "True Colors" if you get a chance, and leave some feedback.

IamRevy BRONZE said...
on Jul. 16 2011 at 4:16 pm
IamRevy BRONZE, State Of Mind, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"Trying to please the world is a self-made curse"

Beautiful poem! Love the way you arranged your words. So Eloquent, beautiful and easy to visualize. Love it. Check out my HEAD TO THE WEST PIECE HERE  piece TeenInk.com/poetry/free_verse/article/349259/Head-To-The-West/









on Jul. 14 2011 at 9:30 pm
This poem is great! It reminds me of home. The poem also has a relaxing mood, and I really like it for that!

on Jun. 24 2011 at 3:21 pm
Carissa Rice BRONZE, Ashville, North Carolina
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I noticed it cause the photo credit is my name!!!! :D hahaha 

on May. 11 2011 at 5:26 pm
NothingSpecial BRONZE, Conifer, Colorado
1 article 0 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
They teach us to stand out; yet they smash us into groups; they teach us to be happy; yet they demoralize us as life moves on; they teach us to listen; yet they ignore our questions; think about it. The teaching and learning system is screwed up.

I love this poem! It's very cute!

on Apr. 19 2011 at 10:23 am
KaitlynMarie GOLD, Northborough, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
"I finally understood what true love meant...love meant that you care for another person's happiness more than your own, no matter how painful the choices you face might be."
-Nicholas Sparks

It's true that it's basically a copy, but at least she used different words.

on Mar. 29 2011 at 8:00 pm
SecrecyGirl17 GOLD, La Monte, Missouri
13 articles 0 photos 27 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Life is a storm, so bring your umbrella."

i understand your point. maybe more time was needed or more readers before it was sent in. you should chck out some of my poetry i'd love to hear some comments to help me =)

on Mar. 28 2011 at 4:26 pm
well yes. i know. but i felt the writing wasnt so great there wasnt a lot of style and the author gave up a lot to rhyme. it didnt feel developed

on Mar. 28 2011 at 12:22 pm
SecrecyGirl17 GOLD, La Monte, Missouri
13 articles 0 photos 27 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Life is a storm, so bring your umbrella."

i agree!! i hadn't heard this poem before so i googled it and you're correct. what a disappointment... just a "re-make''


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