In keeping with where I’m from and since this website is still relatively new and we’re still getting to know each other, here’s a different approach to the Where I’m From poem, talking specifically about my hometown.
I Come From
by Sarah Steele
I come from Otsego
where the people “Come to Work, Come to Play, Come to Stay”
where the city baseball diamonds form the best maze for bike riding and rollerskating
where Hardings is better than any Walmart could ever be
where the school, the church, and Grandma’s house are all less than three miles away
where the city is really more country than city, and we like it that way
where the internet connection doesn’t travel across the river…which is where we live
where we ride our bikes more than we drive our cars
where the summer reading program had leather backpacks and Walkmans to earn
What city do you call your hometown? Do you have more than one?