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_Di ye!_ _Set kou'd kouto, set kou'd ponya._ _Prete'm terinn-nan, m'al vomi san ye._ _Set kou'd kouto, set kou'd ponya._ _Prete'm terinn-nan, m'al vomi san ye. _[repeat] _Men san m'ake pou li._ _Set kou'd kouto, set kou'd ponya._ _Prete'm terinn-nan, m'al vomi san ye._ _Mwen di ye, m'pral vomi san, se vre._ _Set ou'd kouto , set kou'd ponya._ _Pret'm terinn-nan, m'al vomi san ye. _[repeat] _San m'ape koule, Danto', m'pral vomi san ye._ _San m'ape koule, Ezili, m'pral vomi san ye._ _San mwen ape koule, Je Wouj, ou pral vomi san ye._ _ _ Say hey! Seven stabs of the knife, seven stabs of the sword. Hand me that basin, I'm going to vomit blood. Seven stabs of the knife, seven stabs of the sword. Hand me that basin, I'm going to vomit blood. [repeat] But the blood is marked for him. Seven stabs of the knife, seven stabs of the sword. Hand me that basin, I'm going to vomit blood. I say hey!  I'm going to vomit blood, it's true. Seven stabs of the knife, seven stabs of the sword. Hand me that basin, I'm going to vomit blood. [repeat] My blood is flowing, Danto', I'm going to vomit blood. My blood is flowing, Ezili, I'm going to vomit blood. My blood is flowing, Red-Eyes, you're going to vomit blood.

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1 Sara Di Diego = "Ezili Je Wouj is another name for Ezili Danto, which means Ezili of the Red Eyes.  This song originated from a compound in Port-au-Prince called Seven Stabs of the Knife, due to the act of a man killing a woman in front of their neighbors by stabbing her seven times.  Everyone knew that Ezili Danto would come back to punish this man, although she cannot do the same to her abusers.Work Cited:Brown, Karen McCarthy. Mama Lola: Voodoo in Brooklyn. Hamburg: Europäische Verl.-Anst., 2000. Print."