Nuru Regardless Nyaku
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Early an African dame rises long before the sun
She sweeps, she cooks and she prepares her sons
For school to acquire the education she never had
With happy lips she sings songs far from the heart
Her numerous chores she cannot postpone for later
Over many hills she climbs in search of clean water
She skips the nearby pond to avoid river blindness
Extra miles she takes without a show of tiredness
She bares the burden to the farm as her husband trails
To hold more than his pride, his strength might fail
He staggers, stumbles and waggles behind her like a ...