Where I’m From

Where I’m from there’s peace and love, but also drugs and violence.

Where I’m from is a place of laughter, but also a place of loneliness.

Where I’m from you don’t have to fight, but you better sure know how.

Where I’m from you can always have fun in the sun, but when the street lights turn off you better run.

Where I’m from there’s always hope but no motivation.

Where I’m from it’s rich and white but also poor and black.

Where I’m from you either get beat up or do the beating.

Where I’m from you hurt and cry but also fight and pray for better days.