Yo met yon mas sou figi Ayiti 
They put a mask on Haiti's face
Mas la pran ri
The mask starts laughing
Li ri tout wa ak renn kanaval
It laughs at all the carnival's kings and queens
E tout lòt madigra mal maske
And at all the other badly adjusted masks
Kap chante ponpe danse
That are singing jumping dancing
An Ayiti tankou a letranje
In Haiti as well as in exile
Olye nèg ap prepare revolisyon
Instead of preparing the revolution
Yo tonbe nan pyèj eleksyon
They fell into the trap of elections
Mas la ri jous...

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