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#RWISA , Watch RWISA Write / August 3, 2017

  Wordless By Beem Weeks   “What’s that word say?” “That’s an easy one, Daddy. Just sound it out.” Levi Bacchus can’t read. 36 years old, and he’d never learned the meaning of a single sentence. “I just ain’t cut out for this, Jamie Lynn.” The girl’s countenance dropped in disagreement—just like her mother, that one. “So, you’re a quitter now?” she bellowed, sounding too much like the woman who’d walked out of their lives two years earlier. Levi took offense. “Mind your manners, Missy. I ain’t never been called no quitter.” “Reading is something everybody should be able to do, is all I’m saying.” “It’s easy for you,” Levi argued. “You’re just a kid, still in school. You have teachers telling you what to do and how to do it. I’m just too old for learning.” The girl narrowed her gaze, jabbed a finger into the open book. “From the beginning,” she demanded. His heaving huff meant he’d do it again—if only for her sake. Words formed in his head before finding place on his tongue. Some came through in broken bits and pieces, while others arrived fully formed and ready for sound. Jamie’s excitement in the matter is…