In my shoes

Location

Western Texas College
6200 College Avenue
United States
37° 50' 57.9264" N, 122° 15' 8.1972" W

 

I know the answer, but the language is my fence,

However, some think, I lack a common sense.

Who in the world is born to speak all languages at once without accents?

 

I came to house and saw a man and students listening around,

In Composition 1302 I was at first spellbound,

He asked a question, and in no time, heard the answer in irritating to his ear accent,

Amazed eyes gazed at me with question “What?!” which lowered my ascent.

At first I wished that I was wrong, but he kept asking “What?!” prolonging letter “a” in it.

 

What caused him such the reaction?

A hydra with thirty eyes behind me was smirking loud with inaction.

I gave a silent answer as if I was a ghost.

But all I heard was a laugh at me, as if I said I was the poet Robert Frost,

Those seconds with glooming glances made the student small and lost.

 

Yes, in language this, his literacy indigo is indeed,

Must have he spent a lot of time to master it,

He has a lot of keys to open any door in house of his only language.

I wish he wore my shoes and took the classes of my native languages.

I bet with teacher just like him, my shoes would stiff to pain his every step to class.

 

 

Comments

Need to talk?

If you ever need help or support, we trust CrisisTextline.org for people dealing with depression. Text HOME to 741741