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A Little About Me

My name is Pablo Rodriguez born in Miami, and both of my parents are of Basque ancestory, in particular my mother's. My father is from Cuba, with Basque and Sefardic Jewish background. My mother's family had lived in various parts of the western United States from Louisiana to Arizona, but originally coming from Donostia (San Sebastián) area of the Basque Country. I learned what I know of the language from my Amona (Grandmother) while she was alive. Growing up though we mostly spoke Spanish as my father did not speak Basque and the subject of that strange language that Grandma spoke was never discussed. I lived many places in my life including Samoa, Philippnes, Hawai'i, California, back to Miami and now in Atlanta (only for a moment). My interest in Basque began about 10 years ago at the time that I returned to the United States, the doctors did various test on me to make sure I had not picked up any exotic disease in the foreign lands, everything checked out perfectly fi…

Gehiago Naiz Maitemintzen

Itxi itzazu begiak, eman eskua Ez al da ba egia maite nauzula? Jasotako eskutitzak aldatu egin du nere bizitza Zurekin naizelarik orain hauxe aitortu nahi dizut nik Zeruko izarrak distiratsu daudenean Arreta jarri hauetariko batean Ortzian piztu ta ihes egiten badu Hari begira desio bat eska ezazu... Izandako ametsa egi bihurtu da Zu gabe nuen hutsa desagertua Jasotako eskutitzak aldatu egin du nire bizitza Zurekin naizelarik orain hauxe aitortu nahi dizut nik Zeruko izarrak distiratsu daudenean Arreta jarri hauetariko batean Ortzian piztu ta ihes egiten badu Hari begira desio bat eska ezazu... Zure hitzak Irakurtzen. Gehiago naiz Maitemintzen. Zuretzat muxu batSoilik amets bat da. Desio hau azkenik. Betetzea nahi dut nik...Izar uxoa ihes egiten badu..Izar uxoa desio bat eskatu..Zer moduz? Gaur beti bezala zutaz oroituz. Laster egonen gara. Zure hitzak Irakurtzen Gehiago naiz Maitemintzen Zuretzat muxu batSoilik amets bat daDesio hau azkenik Betetzea nahi dut nik. How do you do? Today…