I am from

I am from the light blue house on Dakar Road West,

Where the smell of fall candles filled the air

all year ‘round.

I am from whoopie pies and puppy chow.

Hearing “Let’s go bucks!”

Starting every saturday morning when the leaves turned golden.


I am from the 2006 Hyundai Sonata  

That later became mine when I turned 16.

I am from the blaring of Red Hot Chili Peppers

And Jim Morrison,

Being the kid with the oldest music taste in school.


I am from the town of Westerville

While spending every weekend in Sydney.

Going to the Spot to get the “Mamaw Polly” special :

Old Fashioned Cream Pie


I am from the two of us.

Josh and I.

That soon turned to the three of us.

Josh, Holly, and I.

When the family began to expand from there.


This poem is about: 
My family
My community


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