Where I’m From
I am from chairs paper
And desks
from the local
from chocolate milk
and ice cream
I’m from the everlasting star that
Is the Barclays Center
from Shawn and
I am from family prayers
Before dinner
I’m from church
At noon
from my grandpas
I am from those moments
That created me

CC BY-SA 4.0 Everlasting Star by Coleman is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

1 Comment
  1. Malcolm 8 months ago

    I like this poem coleman but I feel you could elaborate or make it longer. It doesn’t seem to me as if this is too personal to you or like your really into what your saying. I like the part about the Barclays center when you referred to it as a “everlasting star”. I would like to know … are you from Brooklyn? If so the use of the barclays in such a way would make a lot of sense and if it’s not then of what signifigance is the Barclays to you?

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