I am from Salt Lake City , Utah

the state full of Mormon whites

I am from big houses & nice schools

but all the colored people there are known as fools


I am from please & thank yous

yes sir , no sir

from where all the white kids dress the best

when compared to the rest


I am now in Oakland

where kids start to raise themselves at the age of five

where kids get into fights

just for being polite


but don’t get me wrong

Oakland be lit af

instead of kids beggin their parents for someting

they out here sellin chips to make that money


Where I’m from they’d laugh & call you dumb

but who am I to judge

we all just trynna stay alive

so yea I’m from the salty city

but now I’m Oakland livin


CC BY-SA 4.0 Oakland Livin’ by Miyako is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

  1. Phatima 2 years ago

    I like the things that you said

  2. Ashanti 2 years ago


  3. Carlos 2 years ago

    State them Facts

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