For Unto Us (MK Style)

Cuz for us one kid wen born,
One boy dat God give us.
God goin give him da power fo stay in charge.
Dey goin give da name,
“Da Awesome One,
Da One dat teach us awesome stuff an how we gotta do um.
Da Real God dat get all da power.
Da Fadda dat stay foeva.
Da leada dat make eryting go good fo us.”
He goin get big name, cuz dass how he stay.
Da One dat do awesome tings odda peopo no can do.

-Isaiah 9:6, from the almost-final draft of the Hawaii Pidgin Bible. And yes, this is an authentic trade language currently in use in regions in Hawaii.


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