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    Adriana

    6 years, 4 months ago

    “I am from” Poem

    I am from a ghetto city Oakland
    Where it’s a very diverse place
    Where us Mexican’s are a threat to America

    I come home to eat beans and rice
    And as a women is expected to clean the house
    And to be a good role model for my sister

    I may not go out with friends
    Because my mom is Hispanic
    Can’t lie because my mom is like a stalker online

    I am from a well educated family
    From society I am expected to drop out
    All stereotypes fill my head
    I ignore
    But it hurts

    I don’t let it get in my way
    Because how many Latinos and people of color have proven them wrong

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