Trying to write a poem in the Nepali Dialect. Just a bit of fun!




Bootlicking 101

 

Some bootlickers are not having any manners at all,

This I am telling you from my observations.

The other day I am seeing a pudgy, little man

Desperately needing a promotion.

So, he is going to the boss, and telling that he needs one

In a matter-of-fact, businesslike fashion.

I am telling this man that he had no manners at all.

He is giving the boss a pack of cigarettes and asking

For a raise. I am finding it a defective process.

So, I am saying very, very politely—

In Nepali I am saying this because my English

Is not getting any good at all

Despite my constant watching of English hot movies—

“Excuse me, please, gentleman!

You are not having the idea of bootlicking.

Your style is 100% defective.”

The man is saying and very rudely he is saying—

“Mind your business, brother! I am not like you.”

Still, my temper is not rising, and I am smiling

At this fatso, and telling him—

“You need to be learning the basic principles first.”

So, I am saying him and with a loud voice I am saying—

“Why didn’t you suck on the toes of our lovely boss?

Why didn’t you lick the soles of his shoes clean?

He’s having itchy feeling there, you know?”

The man is getting angry and screaming—

“YOU MAD OR WHAT? I DO SUCH THINGS?”

He is then moving to almost hit me.

“OK, fine, brother bootlicker, fine.”

I am getting calm and saying that I am not caring

Much about his style now. He is still red and hot,

With anger dancing all over his face.

So, I am ignoring him and going to give the boss

A nice, happy bootlick that he will be remembering.

I make the boss happy this time,

And next time too.

OK? Alright?

You understanding something?

 

 

Bibek Adhikari 





by Bibek
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Written on 2018-08-08 at 14:18

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Lawrence Beck The PoetBay support member heart!
I enjoyed this, Bibek. I found to be at once amusing and educational.
2018-08-13


Ashe The PoetBay support member heart!
I enjoyed this story, perhaps very Nepali humor, but it made me laugh. You are becoming very versatile in your choice of styles. Very entertaining.
Ashe
2018-08-08



You succeeded. I had a bit of a cringe but that goes to show you actually did it. My mind even read it in a Nepali uncle's voice. But the poem, despite all that, isn't (what's the word I'm looking for?). It was something like you'd read Rohinton Mistry do, the boring, almost annoying touch of the local.
If you are up for it, try writing about something else, possibly romantic or sad or both, in the same style.
2018-08-08


josephus The PoetBay support member heart!
This is very vivid! I can see these two and their animated discussion as if Iím leaning on a lamppost outside a small store and they are two employees there. Makes me smile.
2018-08-08