Love’s not giving up

Translation from South African Sign Language into English The bird is fluttering its wingsIt is searching for somethingFor years, years and yearsThe bird is fluttering its wingsTweeting, tweeting, and tweetingIt saw somethingThe bird is fluttering its wingsTweeting at the other birdThe other bird is tweeting backThey touch their beaksThey look at each other in delightTheyContinue reading “Love’s not giving up”

No matter what they are

African: My friends, European and Asian.European: My friend African, how are you?Asian: My friend African, I hope you’re well.African: Alight! It is a beautiful day, my friends.European: Sorry to jump all of the sudden.African: Don’t need to be sorry, European.Asian: I stand here before you as a prophet.European: African, I wanted to ask you something.African:Continue reading “No matter what they are”

Strength and hope (SASL poem)

Translation from South African Sign Language into English Meditation, Calm, Close my eyes, Feeling the breath, My heartfelt is enhanced, Too many imaginations, Feeling very good, Open my eyes, I look around, Strong, strength is necessary, Oh, I have faith in Him. © Ismael Mansoor

Take a shoot (SASL poem)

Translation from South African Sign Language (SASL) into English Magic is spellingI can see my two handsIt turns into a ballThe ball is reaching toward meSuddenly it puts on my earsBeep, beep, beepI look around in suspectI put down my earphonesThe ground is shaking Magic is spellingI can see my two handsMy two hands areContinue reading “Take a shoot (SASL poem)”

The transformation of speed (SASL poem)

Translation from South African Sign Language (SASL) into English My head is very motivated, And my chest is feeling very inspired, The vibration releases  Delightfully I look at my hands And I hold it towards my chest It becomes a butterfly Strangely The butterfly becomes a bird From the bird’s beak to an eagle’s   TheContinue reading “The transformation of speed (SASL poem)”