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I Am From This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

July 29, 2008

By WriterDancerLover, Fontana, CA

I am from
My green blankey and
Climbing out of my crib
From playing mermaid in the bathtub.

I am from walking my dog,
And the noise he made when I step on his tail.

I am from my sheep nightlight
And Blue’s Clues and the Berenstain Bears.
I am from spinning until
I can’t tell where I am and
Seeing the world upside-down.

I am from long days at school
And hurrying home to watch Pokémon.
From chocolate-chip cookies at
Grandma’s house.

I am from July days in the pool
And running through the sprinklers.


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7 comment(s)
malearemele
I wrote something similar for my English project it's on here too
Feb. 12, 2018 at 6:23 PM • Report
Lily">
i love this !
Jan. 08, 2018 at 2:06 AM • Report
elizabethb11
Can a piece of writing that was published let's say, a month ago be published in this month's magazine?
Dec. 30, 2017 at 5:58 PM • Report
B">
really is an amazing poem
Dec. 14, 2017 at 2:47 AM • Report
Bus3">
Fantastic poem,very nice
Dec. 11, 2017 at 4:21 AM • Report
PB1-2
This poem was beautiful, I loved how you connected the past and the present so perfectly.
Nov. 22, 2017 at 6:30 PM • Report
Enpanzur
I am from the bed that I sleep on everyday, from the icecream that fell on the floor yesterday and the mouse in my room that won't go away.
Oct. 04, 2017 at 11:52 AM • Report
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