When People See

May 2, 2013
When people see my face
They will see the faces
Of my ancestors

When people see my hands
They will know that I work hard
Just like the people of my past

When people hear my voice
They will hear the laughter
Of my family, long gone

When people see me
They will see that I'm Hispanic
And that I'm proud of who I am





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kikixkupkake said...
Jun. 4, 2013 at 6:54 pm
Good job! You should add some more context. I think this poem would be really nice if you added some feelings about being Hispanic, or what is was like for your Hispanic ancestors in the past. Overall, it has lots of potential!
 
LittleLadybird said...
Jun. 4, 2013 at 6:49 pm
The simplicity of it works well, could maybe use more description or substance?
 
Jade.I.Am This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 4, 2013 at 6:43 pm
This is beautiful :)
 
BorderlineGenius777 said...
May 8, 2013 at 3:39 pm
Its pretty nice. I think maybe it could use a little more substance, but still, its not bad!
 
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