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Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Story last updated at 5/9/2012 - 1:17 pm

I am from

I am from tall trees where bears roam in the woods.

I am from dreams long ago

with bees and butterflies humming in my heart.

I am from cooking with my mom

sweet smells are coming out of the oven.

I am from a salty ocean

where the whales and dolphins swim.

I am from planting seeds in the garden with my mom

where the flowers will grow as tall as they can.

I am from food of all kinds

like moose meat and tacos.

I am from books of dogs and cats.

I am from Gustavus where the wild animals live.

I am from the merry-go-round that is now gone

but not forgotten.

I am from the words that I've learned through my life

that I will never forget

and my mama saying "You're learning to read!"

I am from snacks of all colors

Like crackers and cheese, apples, oranges and broccoli.

I am from playing in the ditches

in the summer and spring with Linnea and Iris.

I am from libraries with books of all kinds

Like "fiction" and "nonfiction" which means

"Not true" and "true".

I am from drinks of all colors

Yellow lemonade, clear water, red highbush cranberry,

orange juice, and white milk.

I am from the best school ever!

I am from trying to keep up with my dad skiing in the Crane Flats.

I am from the Mountains of Ignorance with Penelope

Trapped up in the Castle in the Sky.

I am from beautiful princesses named Rhyme and Reason.

I am from the whole world where I live.

Yarrow Platt is a

second-grader in Gustavus.


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