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Daddy Dada
by olawale idowu

Friday, June 20, 2014
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The poem praises God in the Yoruba language

Daddy Dada
 
    Ayara bi asa

    Osare tete gbe omo re’nija

    Baba agba ti n be
    Ki bebe to maa be

    Ajanaku ayeiraye to ba lori

    Gbogbo ibi giga
 
    Baba, baba
    Baba ni igbakugba
    Baba l’ojo ogunle
    Baba l’ojo iponju
    Baba olugbeja
    Baba olu-lana
 
    Baba, daddy, papa
    Asoro-maye
    Ato gba-rale
    Ato fija fun
    Ato wari fun
    Atoo-tan

    Afi-laka-laka re’bija

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Reviewed by John Domino 6/22/2014
Praise GOD! Well done!
Reviewed by Edward Phillips 6/22/2014
Makes perfect sense to me. God is often conceived as a father figure. "Baba, daddy, papa."
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 6/20/2014
It's hard to comment because I don't understand Yoruba or praise any mythical gods.

Ron



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