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Pikinini blong Pesbuk |Poem by Diane Mandui Mirio

Diane Mandui Mirio take a comical but serious look at the impact of social media and technology on the young generation and families.

Diane Mandui Mirio take a comical but serious look at the impact of social media and technology on the young generation and families.  The ideas expressed with brutally painful precision in Tok Pisin. 

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Mi lukluk long pes blong yu

Mi ting bai mi lukim ai blong  yu

Tasol, mi lukim galas shine olsem rainbow 

Mi lukluk long nus blong yu

Na wanpla ring hangamap mi ting bulmakau

Mi luklul long yau long yu,

Tasol mi lukim  tupla rim blo tyre

Mi lukluk long tit blong yu,  em kala blo melon

Mi lukluk long han blo yu,  

Yu taitim wantem hankaf blo Polis,  

Mi ting yu kalabus man

Mi sekim kolos yu werim, 

Kainkain hol long trausis,  

Set yu mekim han kat

Hat yu werim , tanim go lo baksait

Bilum yu no moa Karim lo sait o het, 

Yu hangamapim lo poret blo yu 

Mi go long skul,  na sekim yu,  yu no kamap, 

Mi weitim  ripot blong skul,  yu tok tisa no givim

Mi lainim yu long holim tamiok,  na bus naip, 

Nau yu Karim mobile phone, 

Olgeta moni,  mi givim yu,  em blo flex na data

Pesbuk Olsen skul buk blo yu

Oltaim yu opim,  ridim, opim,  ridim, 

Mi no save mi Karim pikinini blo man o pik dok

Nau yu tokim watsapp Papa,  watsapp Mama

Yu tok Blue tut,  Serim, Inbox,  Messenger olsem  tok ples na yu no save toktok lo mi, 

Larim,  mi dai olsem,  nogat pikinini wari lo mi.  Brata na Susa blo mi tasol bai planim mi na krai lo mi.  

Yu pikinini blong Pesbuk

2 comments on “Pikinini blong Pesbuk |Poem by Diane Mandui Mirio

  1. Don A in Pennsyltucky

    I could only parse-out about half but there was enough that I could to bring a smile.

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  2. This is heart breaking 😦

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