Course: ENG 201 Fall 2022 with Prof. Perry

Where I’m from

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      <span style=”font-weight: 400;”>I am from MacBooks </span>

      <span style=”font-weight: 400;”>from Apple and Siri helping you</span>

      <span style=”font-weight: 400;”>I am from an apartment building on the block on 79th avenue where it is very calm and beautiful and it smells like a pool of immigrants waiting for an opportunity</span>

      <span style=”font-weight: 400;”>I am from the roses that are planted outside our building and </span>

      <span style=”font-weight: 400;”>the mushrooms that grow on the small tree that was cut down 5 years ago</span>

      <span style=”font-weight: 400;”>I am from having pizza parties every time someone leaves the country </span>

      <span style=”font-weight: 400;”>and hard working </span>

      <span style=”font-weight: 400;”>from Yngrid  and Sebastian </span>

      <span style=”font-weight: 400;”>I am from a family that tends never to give up when things get difficult and tend to do everything with devotion and integrity  </span>

      <span style=”font-weight: 400;”>From going to school to learn and not make friends and if you need help you ask for help because god gave you a mouth </span>

      <span style=”font-weight: 400;”>I am from a home where my mom gives me the blessing before I leave my house and says  Que Dios te bendiga </span>

      <span style=”font-weight: 400;”>I’m from a family traveled across the pacific ocean to Jackson Heights, Queens where my immigrant Peruvian parents met and now live in flushing. </span>

      <span style=”font-weight: 400;”>Ceviche and la Causa </span>

      <span style=”font-weight: 400;”>From the stories of my great grandmother baking in the back of our bakery in peru </span>

      <span style=”font-weight: 400;”>To how our family grew crops on the farm and how helping each other was key to keep the family strong and united </span>

      <span style=”font-weight: 400;”>and my great grandfather waking up early to work and how he loved having family over because family meant everything to him </span>

      <span style=”font-weight: 400;”>I am from a plastic container of family photos and memories fulfilled in my closet.</span>

      <span style=”font-weight: 400;”>I am from the smell of cinnamon and honey in the morning from the oatmeal</span>

      <span style=”font-weight: 400;”>I am from my living room to nature in the park to watching the sunsets by the river. </span>

      <span style=”font-weight: 400;”>I am from living days where we have our daily dance battles with my siblings and the love of our parents. </span>


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