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grammar of an angry men

suzy Q 




Don't speak English with your elders
Living in the village with no pen or a paper
You don't disrespect your elders by smearing grammar all over their faces
You speak to them in Swahili
Acholi or even the language of our ancestors
To protect them from all these foreign men who come to town and to take over our mother's land


Don't ever dare speak to your father in English
For it'll belittle him
Because I don't think you would love to go to war while your father is your general commander

Don't ever speak in vernacular with your English men
For it'll belittle your honor
You are now in America
The stores are filled with pen and papers
There are schools for immigrants and
Because you don't want to be made fun of in a foreign country by a foreign angry men
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Submitted on August 14, 2013

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