Where I'm From Poem

December 18, 2017
By Anonymous

I am from the dirt and dust of the gravel pit that rolls and burrows across the road.

I am from a family based on faith, family and friends from the smallest creatures to the biggest trees in California.

I am from the beach where the sun shines down on me as I watch my cousins swim.

I am a descendant of my grandparents who shape me along the way.

From making myself  “Be the person I want to be” and “Never giving up”.

I am the sun that shines down on the sky, to my brother being the blue sky that brightens your day. These are all features that describe me.


I am a dancer that turns in the wind, a musician who plays day in and day out just like my Aunt use to.

I am from the the creek behind the house that flows along as I watch the frogs jump from rock to rock while I stand on the small brown bridge.

I am all of these things,

That began, from where I’m from.


The author's comments:

What inspired me was, writing a piece that relates to me, a peice that is mine that explains who I am. What also inspired me was the opportunitys to be published.


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