Tuesday, December 4, 2012

MINA GOT A CHILD

MINA GOT A CHILD 
© Farouk Asvat


Mina got a child
Without a man
Imaam Ali's blessings
An' God's benevolence




© farouk asvat


translated into english by farouk asvat: 2006 [Johannesburg, South Africa under new apartheid]



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[] WIETIE WHAT-WHAT



MINA HET 'N KIND 
© Farouk Asvat


Mina het 'n kind gekry
Sonder 'n man
Imaam Ali se barakaat
En Goeda se kudrat




© farouk asvat


original composed: 1995 [Johannesburg, South Africa under new apartheid]




[] Acknowledgements:

Mina Het 'N Kind was previously published in:

                Bra Frooks … (piquant publications, p30, 2006);

Mina Got A Child was previously published in:

                The Wind Still Sings Sad Songs (piquant publications, p39, 2007).



Bra Frooks is ...
                                []  nes 'n skollie
                                []  'n egte skollie
                                []  'n tsotsi
                                []  a real scamp
                                []  streetwise
                                []  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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