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March 30, 2018
By mj_ruth BRONZE, Windsor, Colorado
mj_ruth BRONZE, Windsor, Colorado
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I am from small towns and family.
From church on Sunday, praising and loving,
To the shuffling of a deck of cards that fill up the table.
Nebraska to Colorado.

I am from where tractor rumbles fill my ears,
Combines stir up the fields,
Grain bins are working hard to collect corn,
And co-ops are busy with trucks and farmers.

I am from the land of subtle lakes and raging rivers,
From hiking to biking,
And tents to RV’s,
From good adventures and beautiful views.

I am from where you drive miles to find a good restaurant,
To one right in your backyard.
From where traffic is rare,
To traffic is everywhere.

I am from where mountains and croplands meet,
Where humid air meets snow in mid-air,
Where everyone knows everyone to always asking, “what’s your name?”

From hybrid cars to diesel trucks,
From home to home.


The author's comments:

This poem is inspired by my two favorite places, Nebraska and Colorado and all the activities I enjoy doing there. 


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