I love the words that cause her accent to slip. [Revealing the culture of her parents.] Omitting…

I love the words that cause her accent to slip.

[Revealing the culture of her parents.]

Omitting certain sounds, while stressing others,
that most folk usually wouldn’t.

She ties me to the Mother-country

Reminds me of my grandmother.

Not one known,
but one from a distant time.

Before the earth was round, and our hearts cold.

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