MONA KI NGI XIÇA (The Child I’m Leaving Behind)
BONGA
From the album Angola ’72
Written by Barceló de Carvalho “Bonga”
©1972 Vidisco

Attention! I’m in mortal danger
And I’ve already warned you
She will stay here and I will go away

This child of mine
Evil people are after her
This child of mine
On a tide of misfortune

God gave me this offspring
That I brought into the world
And she will stay here
When I am gone