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I am from pigtails and rainbow Pushpops
From running barefoot, Pocahontas and climbing trees
I'm from fairies, dragons and magic,
From where anything is possible
I am from rainy pumpkin patch trips and muddy jeans
From fall leaves whirling through the cool Autumn air
I am from enchiladas, the greatest mashed potatoes and
homemade bread straight from the oven
From wanting to be like those other girls,
to wanting individuality
I am from wonderful days at the beach with sand in my shorts
and "Do we have to leave now?"
I'm from hot summer days drinking iced tea
and spending the warm evenings looking up at the stars
I am from a world of books and
staying up 'til 2 AM to finish the exciting chapter
From a school dance with nervousness, a shimmery dress, teary eyes,
and some nearly comfortable heels
I am from a Vampire Weekend concert and
From long car rides with Mom, which created
just as long mother-daughter conversations
I am from photography, where I can freeze
moments in time forever, looking closely at all the little details
Where I come from, moments deserve to be
cherished and savored
Where moments mean