I am from Neville and Kristen.
From Bary and Maureen and Joan
Who taught me the importance of kindness and the meaning of love.
I am From Bridge town and brisk rainy days,
From magnificent waterfalls to dazzling lily farms
Where I learned to respect the outdoors and appreciate its beauty.
I am from Saturday football festivities with savory foods,
From sizzling burgers, juicy hot dogs and gooey cheesy nachos
Which taught me how to be passionate about somehing I like.
I am from smoking meat, catching fish and hunting,
From freshly caught food served on the table
Which taught me about traditions, bonding and the great outdoors.
I am from Rip City and Rose City till I die.
From rooting for Lilliard to stomping with the Timbers Army
Where I wear my team jerseys with pride.
I am from futbol and soccer.
From Emerald City and soon Seattle University
Which will fulfill my future dreams.
I am from immigrants to the United States,
A product of the American Dream
Something I am very proud of.
I am from #catsruledogsdrool.
From a desire to help stray animals
Who taught me about unconditional love.
I am from Sunday polo,
A place for family and friends to enjoy each other.
Something I will miss when I leave for college.
I am from clean up this room before you go out!
And put away all your empty soda cans.
I am from "It's hard to forget someone who gave you so much to remember."
I am from my family, so thank you for making me, me.