Where I¶m From Poems

Written by Mrs. Patel¶s Bridge and RAMS Classes

Where I'm From (Your Name)
I am from (3 ordinary items that have shaped you). I am from (describe a place you stayed in that means a lot). I am from (plant, flower, insect, or animal that means something to you). I am from (a family tradition). I am from (3 people who have shaped you). I am from the (describe how your family is). From (2 quotes that you grew up hearing). I am from (place of birth and other locations that mean a lot). I am from (2 food items that represent you and your family). From the (describe a childhood memory).

Where I'm From (Mrs. Patel)
I am from dizzying hula hoops, from "cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs," and homemade book shelves. I am from the pink house with no garage, home for 18 years. I am from the hibiscus flower that I saw every summer day while walking with my grandma. I am from weekend picnics at the beach, starving after swimming. I am from my loving mother, caring father, and supportive brother. I am from the loud Indian family that was strict, yet caring. From "When are you going to learn to cook?" and "I expect all A's." I'm from Illinois, my birth state, from Florida, my home state, and from India, my heart. I'm from dar and bath, Indian food almost every day. From the summer road trips to Washington, D.C., St. Louis, Canada, and more, with all the crazy laughs.

Bridge

Where I m From (Bianca)
I m from teddy bears & make up & all those other things that make me look beautiful. I m from a white apartment with 3 bedrooms & I love where I live. I m from one dog that s nice & friendly & will never harm anybody. I m from a loud, fun, crazy family that knows how to throw parties. I m from my mother who·s nice & sweet & my one great grandma that I care so much about & my old brother who always is there for me & watches out for me. I m from a fun & crazy Mexican family that sometimes can be a little mean but at the same time nice. I m from be careful & listen family. I m from Texas, that s where I was born & raised, that s my hometown. I m from rice & tacos, I love that kind of food, & I used to eat it mostly everyday. I m from all my family s birthday parties.

Where I m From(Carol)
I am from a good living environment, Texas, it s hot there. I am from Texas, it means a lot to me, best place ever. I am from a cat named Bella, she is my life, I have another cat named Little. I am from a family tradition where all my family members get together on Christmas . I am from my grandma, my mother, and most of all my older sister Samantha. I am from a weird family, they do really weird things together. From the last song being away from the people you love doesn t make you love them any less; sometimes it even makes you love them more and live like there s no tomorrow. I am from Texas. I like Rochester though. I think it s amazing. I am from spaghetti and lasagna. My family loves them both because they re yummy. From when Aaron, Allison, Jessie, and I went to Burger King everyday after school. I miss Aaron John Ernst, R.I.P August 12th, 2010.

I am from family pictures and fun posters. I am from a white house with the paint chipping on every corner. I am from my orange kitten Spongy and my old but still fun loving dog Buster. I am from the tradition where every month on the 8th at 3:43pm we let balloons go in memory of my little brother. I am from my loving little brothers, Tommy and Dalton, my cool and understanding mom and dad. I am from a family that is fun, loving, and calm. We are part native American. I am from my mom saying ´believe in yourself, be nice to others, and you can have hopes and dreams but you have to believe in yourself to make them come true. I am from the cool and big state of New York. I am from the good taste of ramen noodles and tasty cheese puffs. I am from the sad day that my little brother passed.

Where I·m From (Jasmine)

Where I m From (Justice)
I am from my bb or my baby blanket, my puppy, and my stuffed animal I got when I was born from my god parents. I am from a small blue house with a small garage , a big backyard, and a tree house in the back. I am from Rocky and Barney, my dogs. I used to have a dog named Freckles. I am from eating steak and pizza every Friday. I am from my dad Mike, my mom Jenny, and my cousin Casey. I am from a fun family that s nice to everybody. I am from sayings like, run like a bunny. I am from Rochester, Minnesota. I am from steak and pizza. I am from the time I wrestled with my family.

Where I m From (Jeremy)
I am from delicious hamburgers, juicy steaks, and scrumptious chicken. I am from my father s filled house. I am from a furious wolf. I am from an exciting Christmas day. I am from my dad, my sister, and my uncle. I am from a boring, non-traditional family. From Never pay attention to the doors closing behind you or you might not see the ones opening ahead and Keep your friends close and your enemies closer. I am from Rochester, Minnesota and Nashville, Tennessee. I am from buttery mashed potatoes and delicious steak. From the fun days of going back to the park.

I am from beautiful make-up, nice clothes, straightner, all of those wonderful things that make me. I am from a large white & black trailer that has a parking lot for us that fits 4 cars for us. I love that place cause I ve lived there for 13 yrs. I am from a small, beautiful, fluffy, clean dog that my uncle has & that I love a whole lot!! I am from a beautiful tradition that we celebrate like quinceanera, el grito de Mexico, Cinco de Mayo, and el dia de los muertos. I wouldn t change any for anything at all. I am from my wonderful, loving parents Roberto Hernandez Gutierrez& Lucia Valdivia & my horrible, nasty, but wonderful brother Roberto Estrada. I am from my beautiful, wonderful family that is calm, but sometimes funny, hahahaha. I am from these hating words, go clean your room & behave. I am from my #1 hometown that I wouldn t change for anything, Los Angeles, California but lived N the hood rampa. I am from theses delicious, incredible food tortillas, chile, beans, rice & barbeque en Spanish (carne asada) ummmm. I am from my wonderful uncle s wedding & my cousin s Quinceanera. JEANETTE ESTRADA

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