Where are you from?

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 17:20 -- Sanda_d

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Where are you from?

Seems like the defining question that all must know

No matter what language you say it

This phrase categorizes all

Funny how stereotypes work

 

I am American

Oh, you’re rich

You’re big headed

You’re a cold and closed person

Why do you only like fries and burgers?

 

Wait you’re not American

You don’t have blonde hair

You don’t have blue eyes

You’re talking to me  

You’re not acting as if you’re better than me

 

Where are you from?

Your skin is dark

Your eyes are brown

Do you speak Spanish?

You must be Mexican

 

But wait

You speak English

Do all Mexicans speak English?

Why did you say you’re American?

Are Americans mad when you say this?

 

 

I am American

I am not rich

My mind is open

I speak four languages

And my favorite food is oatmeal

 

Funny how stereotypes work

This phrase categorizes all

No matter what language you say it

Seems like the defining question that all must know

Where are you from?

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