Sunday, January 31, 2010

Norman Araújo, Cape Verde

Irony as social protest,
note the usage of creole!

Nhô ê branco, mi ê préto,
Nhôr sim; ma nhô considrá:
Branco ê papel, mas sim tinta
Ê mudo, êl ca ta papià.

You are white, I am black,
You, yes; but consider this:
White is paper, without ink
It is mute, it can’t talk.

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