Dance For Me

by Kingsley Momoh

Dance for me alone 
For my sekere is calling you home. 
come on to me 
Flesh of my flesh bone of my bone 

If my rhythm begins to sway 
like the sound of a locomotive, 
or if like, the sound of a crying baby I blare, 
your relentless dancing would be instructive 
and encouraging for all I care 

Your natural endowment, 
shaking to the rhyhtm from my drum 
will in my heart be my enjoyment, 
as you savour the pleasure from the core 

Dance for me my lady 
God has made you for me. 
Just like a maiden to a baby, 
I will spoil you only for me. 


This is a love song from a yoruba man
to his lover. He urges her to encourage 
her even though he has some short comings.
He uses this song to promise her of his 
undying love for her hoping for a reciprocal 
gesture from her as a source of pleasure 
and encouragement for him.

Dance For Me by Kingsley Momoh

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