I am from Shrek DVD’s and bleach
I am from the swamp with the weeping willow whose branches sagged to the floor
I am from Lucian and Luis
I am from drama queens and drunken fights
From Sit up! to elbows down!
I am from crosses and bibles
from church and prayer
I am from New York and black coffee
I am from the life my great grandfather gave for his country
I am from the photos stored in my top left drawer
I am from the things I taught myself
I am from me
Photo by Alessandro Bonvini
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