Oakland, California is the city,

Don’t have to beg no one to be with me,

All you got yourself, can’t count on nobody,

You gotta stay with the fake can’t seem lonely,

This is Oakland with high killing rates,

Always asked how it is in 98,

All they was wearing was black cant be a snitch that’s all you gotta say,

Another one got shot now we got to pray,

I am from Oakland that’s where I stay.

oakland california photo


Photo by Wilson Hui


CC BY-SA 4.0 Staying with the Fake by Natalia is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

1 Comment
  1. Jose 2 years ago

    omfg!!! i love your poem it is really inspiring and i just gets me in a good mood. i loved it!!!

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