I am from the camote
from the tamarindo and pan dulce
I am from a loud place
and never ending laughter
I am from a place where trees are scarce
whose branches try and reach out to you
I am from two different families
from Lorenzo and Delrosario
I am from the shouting and arguing
and from the partying
And from the laughter
I am from the ¨dale gracias a dios¨
I am from the spanish speaking people
and from the tamales and atole
from the deaths of the warriors
and from a dead language
I am from the tears falling whenever they left
I am from those moments
The dead warriors.

CC BY-SA 4.0 I Am From by Arlene is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

0 Comments

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

CONTACT US

We welcome new members. You can send us an email and we'll get back to you, asap.

Sending

Youth Voices is organized by teachers at local sites of the National Writing Project and in partnership with Educator Innovator.

CC BY-SA 4.0All work on Youth Voices is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License
Missions on Youth Voices

Log in with your credentials

or    

Forgot your details?

Create Account