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Writing to Process (Secondary)

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Writing to Process (Elementary)

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Happy

I am a blooming flower.  I am like the sunshine that makes me happy.  I am a yellow color that always stays happy.  I am bright and big from the sun.  I like to smile from all my good memories.  I like memories that are stored in my head forever.  I like to think positive…

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Listen

Listen, You’re a strong young lady Listen, Fly free like a bird soaring through the air Listen, Let the wind pick you up Listen, You are worth more than you’ll ever know Listen, You need to keep your chin up and your head held high Listen, Never say you can’t do it, you can move…

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Nosey Much

When someone says, “what do you want to be when you grow up?” I answer, “alive.” When I am asked to fight for my rights I do not hesitate to fight for who I Identify to be. I identify as me. Beautiful, bold, courageous, kind-hearted human, strong woman The rights I fight for every day…

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My Latino Self

Latino, a blooming generation of a beautiful culture With a little Sazon! We bring Bachata and delicious Arroz con Habichuela We bring endless love for everyone, Good or Bad. Latino comes in a rainbow Of melanin, It doesn’t make a difference in our Culture. Being Latino in the US, we are judged On how we…

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My Name Is

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Where I’m From Poems

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Two-Sided Latin Culture

Bright blue skies, delicious aromas, laughter and cheer Behind the beauty, there is something to fear Culture embedded in us from a young age Some habits are just too hard to escape Latin culture is beautiful and however not always fair Women are viewed as the housewives not allowed to have a career Although times…

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7 / 5 / 2 / 1 / 1

I feel safe in my home tonight The love in the air is blooming, blossoming, strong

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Generations

The rope has tied our hands Together bonded by the same Realization that we have no father I am my mother’s daughter  Growing up without a dad She basically went through the same We had to hold onto each other I am her strong daughter She had two roles to fulfill Still her love remained…

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Where I Am From

I am from paint From benjamins and sherwin I am from the neat and modern Never-ending, bold, and smooth I am from Chaconia An ornamental tree I’m from reunions and strong cheekbones From Mama Delé and Cecilia I’m from the endless laughter and tears of joy From strength and determination I’m from spirituality, intent I’m…

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