I’m from family reunions every Christmas,

From playing with my cousins every afternoon.

Water guns and pillow fights,

A large family is where I’m from.


I’m from arguments with my sister Lisa,

From the “always believe in yourself” and the

“Don’t let anyone bring you down”

I’m from a cheating father and long-lost siblings,

From a mother, pretending to be fine.


I’m from my grandma’s cooking,

And from story night with grandpa. I’m from

A million coffee mugs and

From the fantastic smell of breakfast

every morning.


I’m from an old collection of dolls,

From the closet monster and from The Little Mermaid.

I’m from Spanish music every Sunday morning,

I’m from not worrying about a single thing in the world as long as I had a book in my hand.  


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CC BY-SA 4.0 Not to worry by Johanna is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

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  1. Jason 2 years ago

    It sounds life family is very big part of your life and mean a lot to you. I can relate to all the family things you talked about i always loved my grandma’s cooking and playing with my cousins. I think you do a great job at painting the picture of where you come from. Also the order of all your thoughts is very good and they blend together great. NIce job!!!

  2. Sarah 2 years ago

    I really liked reading about your personal familial experiences. It shows me how there is nothing like family and how the experiences you have with each other live with you forever.

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