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Memories of Home
by Michelle R Kidwell Power In The Pen

Monday, January 19, 2004

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Kidwell 1


Michelle Kidwell


Meryl Brooks,


English 10,


1:00-2:25 P.M


21, January 2004


Memories Of Home



 


 


The walls seemed to speak to us,


In those early childhood years,


It was more than the pencil marks,


That marked our growth,


On the yellow wall,


In the enclosed back porch,


And the rose wall paper in Nonna’s room,


That was still in there the day she died,


Other ways it spoke,


Was through the memories we made,


Sitting around the wood-stove,


Sitting on a red throw rug,


Marked with cinder spots,


And the coffee table,


Where we spent so much time as children,


Kidwell 2



Doing homework,


Playing word games,


And on the dinner table,


Grandpa built with his own hands,


Tasting Nonna’s Italian cooking,


You never went hungry around her.


The garden in the back,


Where as a little girl,


I would help Nonna dig,


And she would explain to me,


How things grow,


Memories of the one steady place,


I felt growing up,


Memories of the place,


I truly called home.


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Reviewed by Rebekah Rosie Lang 1/20/2004
What I would not have given to have had a place like that while
growing up! What wonderful fond memories you have, Michelle. I am so glad you are able to express them here.
Thank you for your reviews!
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 1/20/2004
Beautiful memories of your home growing up; may you never lose them, Michelle! (((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Dan Summerfield (Reader) 1/20/2004
We should all have those pleasant memories and the ability to describe them with such style and grace.

Very nice, Michelle.

Dan S.
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 1/20/2004
Wonderful memories!

Sandie Angel a.k.a. May Lu :o)
Reviewed by Larry Rochelle 1/20/2004
These memories are so warm, so positive about life and family. Strong links here.
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