Thursday, October 2, 2008

I Am From

by dcgfour

I am from Arkansas, intertwining with California and East O*****, crossing over to the west. Camden, Little Rock, Mt. Holley, Truman, Iris but Athens beats the rest.

I am from Grandma and Grandpa’s pancakes on Saturdays and oatmeal during the week, yes sir, no mam, and ladies first and think about what you say before you speak.

I am from the product of elementary school sweethearts, Lori + Larry equals marriage and more. T****, N****, K**** then me, but we prefer the name G4.

I am a Christian inside and out, God is the center of my life. Guiding me when I feel lost,
Reassuring me I can do All things through Christ.

I am a Scorpio, take it how you want it, November the fifth 1993, funny as all outdoors, and pretty boy, yeah that’s me!

I am from collard greens, cornbread, broccoli casserole, corn soufflĂ©’ and yams. I am from O******, but a diehard San Francisco 49ers fan.

I am a teenager who’s never used drugs, or been picked up and taken to jail. I am an educated, respectful, determined, out-going African American male.

I am who I am today because of God and family, because of spankings and countless lectures and folks taking the time to pray for me.

I am most importantly a somebody; I know where I’m going and where I come from. To the top and beyond the stars, I am the one and only D***** C***** G****

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Welcome to Thaler Scholars!

We are eighth grade English students who will be publishing our work this year on this class blog. We are using pseudonyms to protect our anonymity.

So far, we have written I Am From poems, journal entries, and conversation transcripts. More writing to come. Stay tuned!

Please leave us constructive comments to let us know what you think!

- The ThalerScholars