Where I'm From

I am from bubble baths
From bracelet and nicknacks

I am from the ghetto
From the dead bush
Who's lifeless branches
Still hold leaves

I am from big Thanksgiving dinners
And beautiful brown eyes
From Wanda and David

I am from gossip and loud talking
From less hitting and more bickering

I am from Catholics
Who never go to church
I'm from Dominican immigrants
And Puerto Rican descandants
Pernil and lasagna

I am from El Cucu, the boogeyman
And long, brown hair
I am from project buildings
And I WILL go where ever my success takes me





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brax34 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 13, 2012 at 11:18 am
Really Good!
 
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