I am a chameleon with my choir. “Oh my son...” I cannot ever be a father, mourning the death of my son. But on stage, I can. Even delving into my “googled” knowledge on the story of David and Absalom, I strive to forget who I am for three minutes, and think in the perspective of David. Our collective eye contact blinds the powerful stage lights. Applause, Switch. Relying on jazzy tune for boldness, I manage to pull off a sultry look on my face. Putting my perpetual awkwardness aside, I confess my love to the audience; “you are my centerpiece.” I savor my hazy conviction that the audience loves me back. But I can hear my friend, snickering at my unnatural state. Choir has taught me that my viewpoints and knowledge must be flexible. By singing the stories of many characters immersed in their perspectives, I learned the importance to value others' standpoint, even if it meant putting aside my point of reference. Choir has become my intellectual motivation. My developed attitude to consider others' angles has allowed me to be a student of diverse knowledge. During debates in class, my classmates tend to restrict their positions according to their upbringings: religion, politics, socioeconomic class, and etcetera. However, choir has taught me that even if I am a devout catholic, my views can be vulnerable to the perspectives of others' worldly views. It has taught me that I can consider both positions of the two American political parties. Just as singing, clothed…
Who am I?
Dr. Beth Pepmiller
February 22, 2013
I. Where did I grow up?
a. Lived in Jones, Florida
b. What school did I attend?
c. Since joining the Army where have I been?
II. Who were the influential people in my life?
a. My parents
b. JROTC Instructors
c. U.S. Army Leaders
III. How can I be a positive role model for ours to emulate…
I Am Music
When I was young I lost my mom to drugs, isolated from my family and in a sense became anti-social. I was being placed in foster home after foster home. During these times I had no one but music to understand me. When I found myself at hard moments in my life I knew I could turn to music to understand what I was going through. Now when people think of music they think of melodies, but I believe I am MUSIC!
When I was about eight-years old I had wrote my first non-official song.…
Poem Comparison Essay
April 17, 2014
The poems “Her Kind” by Anne Sexton, and “I am Vertical” by Sylvia Plath contain numerous
differences like structure, tone and rhythm. After breaking down both readings, these poems contain
common themes; individual identity, society, isolation, and death are themes portrayed in both poems.
The differences of the symbolism of these common themes help visualize a difference between the
importance of accepting yourself and…
Hey, I know it's kind of late
I was hoping I could take..
a few minutes of your time, I know we needed space
but you've been running Around in my mind as of late
I gotta ask, do you ever think about us?
before you cut me off, can you sit down and just..
listen, I just gotta get this off my chest
am I the only one with feelings that never left?
I know I messed up. I was so insecure
Maybe it's the fact that you were never sure
but whatever we went through, how love turned into anger
I Am Here
By: Brooke Drake
Don’t feel alone, I am here,
I am the sun that shines every day,
I am the leaves falling in autumn,
I am the rain that falls so gracefully,
I am the snow that falls lightly,
Don’t feel alone, I am here.
By: Brooke Drake
Each drop falls gracefully,
The rain dances and sings a song,
A song of beauty, a song of life,
Tink… tink… a song fills the air,
The earth cries….
The sky tears, tears up to this world,
Tink… Tink… the song fills…
Oct. 18, 2013
I Am Me
I Am Me
Have you ever thought about why you are who you are? There are many factors to making each individual unique from one another. From where we grew up all the way to our genetic codes, the vast variables that influence who we are differ with each human being. One might have a strong influence from their environment while others might have a heavy influence from their cultural…
Who am I? I am the result of 4 billion years of evolution. I am trillions of individual cells working together in perfect harmony. I am but one part of a 7 billion piece jigsaw puzzle. I am Sundeep Bath, but that in itself is not interesting. I find that who a person is cannot be found in a birth certificate, nor in a resume or biography, but is hidden beneath all the flesh and bone. Who a person is is too complex for any individual to understand. It is in the crevices of the human mind, heart…
Who am I? I am a daughter, friend, volunteer, granddaughter and a niece. I am loved, supported and encouraged by family. I contribute a lot of who I am by the example of my parents. Many of the significant factors are contributed by parent’s belief in discipline, education and self-accountability. As college student, I recognize that I have an opportunity that some college students do not have. I have the love and support of my parents who have chosen to finance my college experience. I have the…
Who Am I
I am a mother who is curious, classy, and witty. I hope to be respected by others and I want to better myself. A mother is defined as a female parent, one that is loving, kind, and caring towards her children. I consider myself a loving mother. Loving isn’t all hugs and kisses. Loving is also discipline. As a mother, I am a strong believer in not giving my children everything they ask for. They should have to work for things. This has taught my children to respect the things they have…