© Farouk Asvat
First she got 'er matric certificateThen she got 'er marriage certificate
Then she got the birth certificate
All in one year, Auntie,
She is certified an' all
© farouk asvat
 composed 1990 [Johannesburg, South Africa under apartheid]
Certificates was previously published in:
The Wind Still Sings Sad Songs (piquant publications, p38, 2006).
____________________________________________________________ WIETIE WHAT-WHAT
Bra Frooks is ... nes 'n skollie
 'n egte skollie
 'n tsotsi
 a real scamp
 the jokerman
Bra Frooks ... praat soos 'n skollie
 wietie soos 'n joster
 wietie what-what
 tunes like a durbanite
 speaks like an englishman
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