Sign Language or Signed English?

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Number one sign English
I SEE YOUR ENGLISH IS NOT VERY GOOD.

Number two sign not English
ENGLISH SIGN YOUR ME DROWSY, WHY? BORED.

Number one sign English
IT’S IMPORTANT FOR ME TO SIGN ENGLISH,
BECAUSE I WANT MY ENGLISH TO BE GOOD.

Number one sign not English
THINK YOU ENGLISH DEAF? ENGLISH WHO?
HEARING YOUR NOT DEAF YOUR, WHY?
MOUTH VOICE EAR HEAR ENGLISH VOICE
IDEA WHO? HEARING YOURS. SIGN IDEA
WHO? DEAF YOURS.

Number one sign English
IF I SIGN ENGLISH WITH MY VOICE TO
HEARING PEOPLE I WOULD HAVE NO
PROBLEM BECAUSE THEY WOULD
UNDERSTAND THAT i AM SAYING
IN ENGLISH.

Number one sign not English
THINK YOU AMERICA OR ENGLAND?
WE SOUTH AFRICA ELEVEN LANGUAGES
NATION ONE NATION MEAN SIGN DEAF
NOT SIGN HEARING LANGUAGE, WHY?
IF SIGN HEARING LANGUAGE, IDEA YOU
KNOW ELEVEN LANGUAGES SIGN?

© Ismael Mansoor

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This Engrained Heart

I am a Deaf male, and I write what comes my mind. I have been creatively writing since 2010, and from there has been growing my excitement and passionate for my poetry and writing.

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