Not L.A., a poem

Agoura Hills is not L.A.

Alhambra is not L.A.

Arcadia is not L.A.

Artesia is not L.A.

Avalon is not L.A.

Azusa is not L.A.

Baldwin Park is not L.A.

Bell is not L.A.

Bell Gardens is not L.A.

Bellflower is not L.A.

Beverly Hills is not L.A.

Bradbury is not L.A.

Burbank is not L.A.

Calabasas is not L.A.

Carson is not L.A.

Cerritos is not L.A.

Claremont is not L.A.

Commerce is not L.A.

Compton is not L.A.

Covina is not L.A.

Cudahy is not L.A.

Culver City is not L.A.

Diamond Bar is not L.A.

Downey is not L.A.

Duarte is not L.A.

El Monte is not L.A.

El Segundo is not L.A.

Gardena is not L.A.

Glendale is not L.A.

Glendora is not L.A.

Hawaiian Gardens is not L.A.

Hawthorne is not L.A.

Hermosa Beach is not L.A.

Hidden Hills is not L.A.

Huntington Park is not L.A.

Industry is not L.A.

Inglewood is not L.A.

Irwindale is not L.A.

La Cañada Flintridge is not L.A.

La Habra Heights is not L.A.

La Mirada is not L.A.

La Puente is not L.A.

La Verne is not L.A.

Lakewood is not L.A.

Lancaster is not L.A.

Lawndale is not L.A.

Lomita is not L.A.

Long Beach is not L.A.

Lynwood is not L.A.

Malibu is not L.A.

Manhattan Beach is not L.A.

Maywood is not L.A.

Monrovia is not L.A.

Montebello is not L.A.

Monterey Park is not L.A.

Norwalk is not L.A.

Palmdale is not L.A.

Palos Verdes Estates is not L.A.

Paramount is not L.A.

Pasadena is not L.A.

Pico Rivera is not L.A.

Pomona is not L.A.

Rancho Palos Verdes is not L.A.

Redondo Beach is not L.A.

Rolling Hills is not L.A.

Rolling Hills Estates is not L.A.

Rosemead is not L.A.

San Dimas is not L.A.

San Fernando is not L.A.

San Gabriel is not L.A.

San Marino is not L.A.

Santa Clarita is not L.A.

Santa Fe Springs is not L.A.

Santa Monica is not L.A.

Sierra Madre is not L.A.

Signal Hill is not L.A.

South El Monte is not L.A.

South Gate is not L.A.

South Pasadena is not L.A.

Temple City is not L.A.

Torrance is not L.A.

Vernon is not L.A.

Walnut is not L.A.

West Covina is not L.A.

West Hollywood is not L.A.

Westlake Village is not L.A.

Whittier is not L.A.

All of these cities are in Los Angeles County, but they’re not L.A.

Any city in Orange County is not L.A.

Any city outside of Los Angeles city limits is not L.A.

Don’t tell strangers outside of L.A. that you’re from L.A. if you’re not from L.A.