For the Writers: A Morning Prompt
- Familiar items found around your home
- Sights, sounds, and smells from your neighborhood
- Names of foods and dishes enjoyed at family gatherings
- Familiar family sayings
- Names of relatives or other important people who are a link to your past.
I Am From
I am from motorcycles, snowmobiles, and swimming pools,
Church on Sunday and Wiffle ball wars.
Two-stroke engine smoke rising from the basement dirt,
Pots on the living room floor waiting for rain.
Homemade meatballs, pasta machines, cannolis, and pizzeles,
Ground beef and cabbage, cube steak mac and cheese.
Fix it with Duct tape and even the moon gets full.
I should have been born rich instead of good lookin'.