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Where I’m From by Etsuko N

I am from dancing ballet, from 4 hours and 20 minutes a week. I am from stretching my leg muscles, painful at first but leading to happiness when I dance. I am from playing golf with my dad, from standing in the right position and trying again every time I fail. I am from doing […]

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Where I’m From

By Evelyn L I’m from the round kitchen table, with the red-and-white checkered tablecloth, I’m from packets of M&M and Skittles, I’m from “leave me alone”, and “oh my god”, I’m from the dusty once snow-white stuffed rabbit toy sitting on the shelf, next to my hardcover books.   I’m from thousands of pencil drawings […]

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Where I’m From

By Andrew W. I’m from cool, crisp air, Rainy days, And soft 100% cotton sweaters. I’m from bell chimes, The jubilant quacking of ducks as they drift down streams, And I’m from blue raspberry flavored Icees. I’m from the smell of Walmart, I’m from thunderstorms, And grass-stained socks. I’m from coyotes, I’m from jet lagged […]

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Where I’m From

By Jane S   I’m from the cherry trees in the park,  Frolicking underneath with my best friends While fairies grant us magic wands I’m from talking to my soon-to-be born brother Wondering how he will turn out, A criminal? A nerd? A bully? A sissy? I’m from peering behind my mom at dinner gatherings, […]

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