Here are some resources for you to use as you work on your own “Where I’m From” poem. Have fun.
SOME THOUGHTS ON THE POEM FROM GEORGE ELLA LYON’S WEBSITE
STUDENT SAMPLES AND BRAINSTORMING IDEAS
ANOTHER “WHERE I’M FROM” TEMPLATE
Be free and creative as your write your own poem. Don’t feel as if you must follow a specific pattern or create an exact duplicate of the original. Express yourself in a way that feels right to you. Just put together some poetic lines that tell us WHERE YOU’RE FROM. Good luck. Below you’ll find some video clips from other writers who put together their own adaptations of the poem.