“Beloved Exile” by Maura Alia Badji

Beloved Exile

I ask my grandfather why he won’t speak English: I keep my country in my mouth.
Exile
Sicilian-Ethiopian
Intersection
Blood
Exile
Loyal
Tongued
Vigilant
Exile
I ask my grandfather why he won’t speak English: I keep my country in my mouth.

Maura Alia Badji
6/2/2016

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2 comments

  1. thebigmk1001 · June 6, 2016

    Beautiful.

    Liked by 1 person

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