"Yaya" is a child's name.

Balanse Yaya  - Haitian Children's Songs - Haiti - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image


Haitian Creole Definitions:

1. Zanzolit are green anole lizards
2. Balanse means to balance, or to swing.
3. Talon kitit means very high heels, spiked heels.


This song is also found as "Balancé Yaya". You can hear a recording of this song by Favia.

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Favia at Caribbean Living for sharing this song with us! Translation by Mama Lisa & Favia.

Image: Wikipedia