Saviors: Blocked

If I told you about the Deaf generationYour forefathers or foremothers controlled my kindYour kind was Hearing, and my kind was DeafYou saw I lived under your rule and remembered You jumped into my lifeAnd put a yoke on my earsThinking it would benefit me for your kindBut you made me forsaken my kind MyContinue reading “Saviors: Blocked”

Shades of brown

Ye taught me the words of our Holy CreatorDeal with the knowledge and the simpleGoodwill to the self, smiling with the merry heartYe taught me the words of mind yet I try to calm itThey said what art thou? Deaf with big capital Or small capital deaf, oh they asked, what art thou?I told them, IContinue reading “Shades of brown”

See he can dance

Have a look at our new SASL music video: “See he can dance.” This video contains music that Hearing people can also enjoy. Enjoy and drop a comment below! Translation from South African Sign Language to English See, see, see He can dance Whoa , Oh, He can dance Can, can, can Oh, watch him,Continue reading “See he can dance”

Pride is not for me

Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay Proud said they but not me that love saying proudlyOh, thee want to distinguish my hood if I did proudlyOh ya, how could I not be imperfect, oh, look at my earsThey are not as well-hearing, but they dim any soundOnce Dumb and Mute had given to me but IContinue reading “Pride is not for me”

Open thy silence

Image by Republica from Pixabay Thy silence is thine friendAye, ye art Deaf, yet Sir Silence’s with thouAlight, rejoice, thou should be a merrierFor He, yes, Him who give you the wordsFor what is yet to come, thy silence shall be noisyOh, thine love, her heart voices like a heavenBut thee must have thy honey,Continue reading “Open thy silence”

Be good

Translation from South African Sign Language into English Be good, be good, and be goodAll of you know that we have heard or seen for a thousand timesThat keeps telling us, so this sentence isBe good, be good, and be goodThe history its timeline that they kept telling usBe good, be good, and be good,Continue reading “Be good”

THE CIRCLE OF INVENTIVENESS – PART 3

Hi, Provoke. HOW-ARE-YOU? Hi Deaf, ME WELL. YOU HERE FOR? SOMETHING ME ASK YOU WANT. YOU WANT WHAT? WAIT, ALL-DAY TV YOU WATCH, YES? YEAH-ALL-DAY TV ME WATCH. MEAN YOU FREE SO, ME WANT YOU DO WHAT? HELP INTERPRET FOR WHO? HEARING ME BRING CAN IF YOU DON’T-MIND ME DO-DO-DO. HEARING? YES-HEARING. WELL-SURE. Hi. HIMContinue reading “THE CIRCLE OF INVENTIVENESS – PART 3”

Bear with me

Image by Biljana Jovanovic from Pixabay Show me that you show the worldOh, forgive me if I am impoliteOr too direct languageForgive me for my mind is Deaf They said, when you talk, know your placeOr know thy language, that talks for thouOr when you talk make sure it is clearBut my Deaf mind beContinue reading “Bear with me”