where i am from

Because they thought I wasn’t Jamaican

If I said that I could speak Jamaican they wouldn’t think it’s true!

Do you think I would be able to speak Jamaican?

Then they might know where I am from?

Where I am from music stay on our minds!

Where I am from birthdays is celebrated everyday

Where I am from you run to the police when someone dies

Where I am from you can listen to wining music

Where I am from it’s late and the stars shine and parties are going on

Where I am from it’s sweet and beautiful

Where I am from babies are brought into the world

Where I am from everyone is loved

Where I am from people cry off of people’s death

Where I am from you can tell that I am Jamaican!

Where I am from they know that I am Jamaican

Where I am from they are drug addicts

Where I am from boy’s that try’s to be down with New York people

\Where I am from it gets dark fast

Where I am from they have long twist hair

Where I am from we eat spicy food

Where I am from everyone have jobs

Where I am from we drive lots of jeeps

Where I am from we visit the lake or water at night

Because everyone loves god

Where I am from you could get married without people knowing

Where I am from we love church

Where I am from we love to watch and play sports

Where I am from they have hospitals and care

where I am from there is lots of talking different

where I am from there is fights

because I told you that I was Jamaican ?

know you know!

Tanaisha Hill
Age 12, Grade 7
New Millennium Business Academy Middle School
Silver Key

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