In Ñspel: WE WEAR THE MASK, by Paul Laurence Dunbar

WI WER Ɖ MASC

Pōl Loṛns Dunbar

W wer ɖ masc ɖt grinz n lîz,

It hîdz ǎr ćīcs n śêdz ǎr îz,—

Ɖs dét w pe t hymn gîl;

Wɖ torn n blīdñ hārts w smîl,

N mǎɖ wɖ mirịd sutltiz.

Ẃ śd ɖ wrld b oṿwîz,

In cǎntñ ol ǎr tirz n saiz?

Nê, let ɖm onli si s, ẃl

W wer ɖ masc.

W smîl, bt, O gret Crîst, ǎr crîz

T ɖi fṛm torćrd soulz arîz.

W sñ, bt ǒ ɖ cle z vîl

Bnʈ ǎr fīt, n loñ ɖ mîl;

Bt let ɖ wrld drīm uɖ̇wz,

W wer ɖ masc!

CLASICS IN ÑSPEL

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