FC: Poetry Portfolio | Sanket Shah March 29, 2012 Period 5-6
1: Table of Contents 1. Self Worth 2. My Mother's Kitchen 3. Language Arts 4. Where I Am From | Table of Contents
2: We are | Self Worth | 1
3: Sometimes I read, sometimes I don’t. Sometimes I play video games, sometimes I won’t. Depend on the subject, I might even study. It really just depends on the difficulty I’m not the average student. And I ain’t a genius either. But I learned to be cautious and prudent Because I am the son of my father. I’m not as hard working as others. My worth is not determined by my ethics. No matter what I will be different from others, I will always be myself and no one else.
4: My Mother's Kitchen | My Mother's Kitchen One could see rice boiling violently Almost as if the water were to spill My sister would occasionally walk into the kitchen And bake some cookies or brownies Or just come and help my mother out with dinner From my mother’s kitchen in the spring One could see the backyard And the green, lush grass From my mother’s kitchen in the autumn One could see the backyard And the brown, dead grass In my mother’s kitchen You could search the refrigerator For rice or milk and you know it will there | 2
7: Language Arts, a class known for writing essays Or even reading books and focusing on grammar In grammar you focus on spelling You focus on punctuation Or even the mechanics Language Arts, a class known for writing essays Or even reading books and focusing on grammar A student could focus on writing Response essays to book they read Or even a story that expresses your feelings Language Arts, a class known for writing essays Or even reading books and focusing on grammar | The family is one of nature's masterpieces. ~George Santayana
8: 4 | We are so proud of you!
9: I am from India Economically stereotyped as non-prosperous I am from Georgia Where I lived for most of my life I am from India Where I lived with my grandparents I am from Georgia Now living near my aunts and uncles I am from my parents Who taught morals and values Because of that I am now myself Who decides my own faith and destiny
10: Good times!
11: Good friends are the rare jewels of life... … difficult to find and impossible to replace.
12: Friends are the chocolate chips in the cookies of life. | A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.
13: Friendship Continued | Friendship is the thread that ties our hearts together.
14: It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. ~e.e. cummings
15: Enjoy the little things for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. - Robert Brault
16: Accept no one's definition of your life, but define yourself. - Harvey Fierstein
17: Try to discover the road to success and you'll seek but never find, but blaze your own path and the road to success will trail right behind. ~Robert Brault | Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars. ~Les Brown
20: I hope your dreams take you to the corners of your smiles, to the highest of your hopes, to the windows of your opportunities, and to the most special places your heart has ever known.
21: "Wherever you go, go with all your heart." ~Confucius
22: Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
23: Put your heart, mind, intellect and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. ~Swami Sivananda | You did it!
24: Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass…It's about learning to dance in the rain.