Belizean Creole Proverb #3

See our other posts about Belizean Proverbs here:

Belizean Proverb #1

Belizean Proverb #2

From: Creole Proverbs of Belize collected by Colville N. Young, D.Phil

Creole: “Paarat eena cage but e min(d) deh da carn-piece.

Litterally: The parrot is in the cage but its mind is in the cornfield.

Meaning: Man’s mind often dwells on forbidden or unavailable pleasures.



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