Kuna hadithi najua kuhusu vile wahenga walinena,
Oju to ba ri Gelede, ti de opin iran (au iron?)
“The eyes that have seen Gelede, have seen the ultimate spectacle”
ukweli, au siyo? infinitely grateful for standing tall on the backs of wahenga wangu na wa hii ardhi tunayoishi
kama vile Baba Awoyinfa Ifaloju alisema “We, those that follow Ifa’s
Religious Philosophy and other African systems have this as our responsibility to give our efforts and support, to make this year’s events [honouring our wahenga] memorable and serve our progenitors justly and rightly for what they have done for us to be standing where we are today, had it not been, where would we be ?
Egbe olowo l’egbee wa The group of the owners of wealth is our group
Egbe olomo l’egbee wa The group of the owners of children is our group
Egbe Oroki i s egbe ole The Oroki group is not a group of thieves
Aje olomo l’aje awa Powerful beings (who are) the owners of children are our powerful beings.
E tele mi ka’lo You[pl.] can follow along with me,
E le r’omo gbe jo (so that) you can carry pikin and dance
hadithi njoo, ukweli njoo, utamu kolea,
infinitely grateful for those among us who beba de sage secrets of loving and share their gifs in abundance,
hadithi like these, symbols ya postcards of inspiring & replenishing hubs na gif exchange networks,
make me so proud and happy to be an Afrikan growing with/in revolushunary learning vijiji in [love wid] de diaspora