I am from 50 cent chips from the corner store ,
from big buildings and cars.
I am from the childhood memory apartment, fun, big, loud.
I am from the red roses, pink carnations, sun the representation of love.
I am from annual family cookouts and thick hair
From Daddy and Mommy.
I am from the caring for people like grandma and my love for music like Daddy
From “You look just like your Mom ” and “You play music just like your Dad”.
I am from Christianity believing in Jesus Christ
I am from Brooklyn New York and North Carolina , sweet potato pie and fried chicken
From the time my parents met , the passing of my grandmother
I am from a place where everyone looks out for each other.