Rolanda Mae, Girl! (a tonal drawing written in poetic form)

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Rolanda Mae, Girl!

I’say
pur’ty Black Woman
pur’ty Black Woman
do’like’you want
but I know
purrr’ty Black Woman
purrr’ty Black Woman
do like’you want
but I know

git one on’me now
I’gits two on’ya den
sasssy young thang
proud as’ah hen
do like’you want
do like’you want
do like’you want
but I know
purrr’ty Black Woman
purrr’ty Black Woman
do like’you want
but I know

ground too high
n’da sky too lo’
one too fast
da ud’n too slo’
do like’you want
do like’you want
do like’you want
but I know
purrr’ty Black Woman
purrr’ty Black Woman
do like’you want
but I know

yo’ heart it wide
let’yo’ feet grow deep
n’tha’dance you is
should be yo’ keep
do like’you want
do like’you want
do like’you want
but I know
purrr’ty Black Woman
purrr’ty Black Woman
do like’you want
but I know . . .
do like’you want
but I know . . .
do like’you want
but I know . . .

Copyright © 1970 Asili Ya Nadhiri

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