Weini by Kisanet
by Kisanet / Feb 20, 2015
"Weini" was written by Kisanet during a special two-day workshop, Celebrating Our Cultures, on Feb. 16-17, 2015. Students were inspired by family photos to write poems.
When my mom came to America she couldn’t
speak English she misses her home back at
Eritrea but it’s for her own good. She will have
to get used to the Americans who speak
English because that’s not her language
She keeps practicing
And practicing to speak English
She got engaged! With a man and his name is Fetene
two years later they got married she had five kids.
Three daughters named Hermona, Setti, and me and two
sons named Mewael, and Natu. She loved the days when
she gave birth.
She will always love her