Clasics in Ñspel: MOTHER TO SON, by Langston Hughes

MUƉR TU SUN

Lañstn Hȳz

Wel, sun, I’l tel y:
Lîf fr m e’nt bn no cristl ster.
It’s hd tacs in it,
N splintrz,
N bōrdz torn p,
N plesz wɖ no carpit on ɖ flor –
Bér.

Bt ol ɖ tîm
I’z bn a-clîmin on,
N rīćin landinz,
N trnin cornrz,
N smtmz gowin in ɖ darc
Ẃr ɖr e’nt bn no lît.

So bô, d’nt y trn bac.
D’nt y set dǎn on ɖ steps
Coz y fîndz it’s cînda hard.
D’nt y fōl nǎ –
Fr I’z stl gowin, huni,
I’z stl clîmin,
N lîf fr m e’nt bn no cristl ster.

CLASICS IN ÑSPEL

13/05/2022

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