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Assignment #1 – My Neighborhood

Develop the following topic into a poem of not fewer than six lines. Your writing will be evaluated on the basis of organization, clarity, and use of language and mechanics.

Topic: On My Block

Prompts: what does one typically see when walking in your neighborhood? On your block? Near your house or apartment building?

Resources:
The following in an excerpt from Cachoeira by Marilyn Nelson. This should help you get started.

We drove on Salvador’s four-lane boulevards,
past unpainted cement houses, and billboards,
and pedestrians wearing plastic shoes,
and little shops, and streets, and avenues,
a park, a mall…

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Enzo Silon Surin on February 10th 2009 in Basic Descriptive Assignment