- Summer Guide
- College Guide
- Author Interviews
- Celebrity interviews
- College Articles
- College Essays
- Educator of the Year
- Personal Experience
- Travel & Culture
- Current Events / Politics
- Drugs / Alcohol / Smoking
- Entertainment / Celebrities
- Love / Relationships
- Movies / Music / TV
- Pop Culture / Trends
- School / College
- Social Issues / Civics
- Spirituality / Religion
- Sports / Hobbies
- Community Service
- Letters to the Editor
- Pride & Prejudice
- What Matters
Where I'm From
I was from time spread thin like butter,
from “Hurry up!”, “Get your butt out of bed!”, “You’re gonna be late!”
I am now from the fear of growing up, time ticking fast…
I was from bunkbeds with my brother,
from my sister moving out and getting our own rooms.
I am now from an empty space filled with faded memories and vintage Polaroid pictures…
I was from learning how to ski up north in the winter,
from the breeze kissing the tip of my nose.
I am now from speeding down the monstrous slopes…
I was from my dad teaching me how to ride a bike,
from scraped up knees and training wheels.
I am now from bike rides down the bug line…
I was from a dissociated family of halves,
from spending precious moments with them.
I am now from loving them endlessly…
I was from bedtime stories,
from my parents reading books as I fade asleep.
I am now from fantasy and adventure (the wizarding world) …
I was from sleepovers with my grandma,
from fluffy blankets snuggling around me.
I am now from visits to her cozy house…
I was from the fear of growing up, time ticking fast,
from “What are your college plans?”, “Any idea on your major?”, “You’re so grown up!”
I am now from eternal responsibilities, time always catching up…