Deaf Poem

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 09:34 -- shabeyj

I am the voice for every deaf child in the nation who has to walk

 

around school with an interpreter because having a deaf child

 

in a hearing school is so taboo that we turn back into the same

 

racist community where black is deaf and white is hearing. Cause

 

learning to sign a few fuking words takes away from the emotion

 

behind the terms .

 

But when you're passionate the words portray the emotion but

 

not in body language and to the deaf emotion is easily portrayed

 

cause what others have to say causes anger portrayed by perfectly

 

rapid signs with a consistent scowl in disgust.

 

You're presence disgust me and I'm not even deaf. If we only took

 

the time to listen to the beauty when a deaf person speaks... I

 

know when i say speak you think of letters forming words for you

 

to hear, but its not in the articulation of the words but in the

 

manifestation of the words that you’re saying. I wish these words

 

i'm saying would hit you deep, so that you mind wasn’t ignorantly

 

concrete so that you don't see the world in black and white.

 

I am Danica , a young deaf girl that was banned from signing on

 

her school bus. Cause A few Hearing kids are able to complain

 

that a deaf child was communicating the only way they know how.

 

Cause since when did communication interfere with anyone. From

 

what I was taught communication helped stop segregation, even

 

education.

See cause we only think of our needs and neglect the fact that

 

there are people out there that are extraordinary. Like how the

 

blind need Braille ; how a stoner needs weed; geeks needs the

 

quantum theory ; and like how I need you to understand that the

 

deaf need sign language .

 

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