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i wen’ home mit* my fren’, martie,

acos** there’s nutting for me since pa lef’ an’ ma goes to work now.

martie’s ma gave us tea an’ thick slices of bread an’ jam

then we done ours homework and then we wen’ outside to play.

today we played hopscotch.

when i lef’ to go home, martie’s ma asked if martie can come to my house

tomorrow after school, acos it’s friday.

i said yes acos i seen the look in her oupa’s*** eye,

an’ my ma had tol’ me ‘bout fridays, an’ men, an’ brannawyn****,

so from then on we always wen’ to my house after school on fridays like.


*mit = with
**acos = because
***oupa = grandpa
****brannawyn, brandewyn = brandy

©DGA 23 August 2011 02:26

Author: adeeyoyo

I am a middle-aged South African woman, living in Johannesburg. I began writing poetry towards the end of May 2010. I love animals – sometimes more than people! I am back after a break. Thanks for still being here, if you are! Missed you! xxx

10 thoughts on “Fridays

  1. Nowz Ima ax myself whyz Ima unnerstan dis all here so well, but I juz do.


  2. Love, love, love it.


  3. Thank you so much, Cindy. I was very hesitant to publish these two. 😉


  4. Raw stuff and real life, Denise.
    Brilliant , Thank you.


  5. I love it , it has the feeling of a novel (almost) in a few lines – what’s unsaid I find abundantly clear. It’s really quite brilliant!


  6. Says a whole lot without saying it Adee – cleverly done


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