This lyrical collection comprises love poems, songs, and proverbs from a multitude of African countries and traditions. Ranging from joyous to elegiac, verses touch on loves delights and follies with elliptical eloquence. Lovely to read aloud or reflect on silently. Photos of African artwork accompany the text.My heart is single and cannot be dividedAnd it is fastened on a single hope;Oh, you, who might be the moon!--Somali love song