Still Rest My Heart

Culture

Oh what a happening, oh what a pain in this slave ship, look what's going on.
We have been robbed of our rights, and even my sister has been tricked.
Oh where is the dignity and pride for our ladies.
Oh it's a shame upon our race murder!

Still rest of my heart, still rest of my heart, still rest of my heart till now.
Believe me what a pain.
Still rest of my heart, still rest of my heart, still rest of my heart till now. mmmm

Can you imagine, the way the people felt traveling from home to Jamaica?
They traveled so very far, packed up in slave ships, I'm gonna name them for you.
One called the Nina, one called the Pinta, the other the Santa Maria.
Believe me when I say.

Still rest of my heart, still rest of my heart, still rest of my heart till
now Grand mother feel it. Still rest of my heart. still rest of my heart,
still rest of my heart till now.

After hard days labor, they took my neighbor, place him down on his
knees hear me now. And then this slave master, (yes) climb on his back
and mount upon his horse. That burns me to my heart.

Still rest of my heart, still rest of my heart, still rest of my heart till
now. Believe me when I say. Still rest of my heart, still rest of my heart,
still rest of my heart till now.

When slave master eating and drink his wine, and beat my sister in drunkenness
Say that she's not working, she's getting sloppy.
Yet my sister keep him clean. What ungrateful man.

Still rest of my heart, still rest of my heart, still rest of my heart till now.
My sister was tricked. Still rest of my heart, still rest of my heart, still
rest of my heart till now.

No education, no rest for the weary, all I can see is frustration, can you
hear me when I say.

Still rest of my heart, still rest of my heart, still rest of my heart till now.
The agony and pain. Still rest of my heart, still rest of my heart, still
rest of my heart till now. I forgive them lord but...