All my life's a circle; Sunrise and sundown; Moon rolls thru the nighttime; Till the daybreak comes around.
I come fresh from the street, fast on my feet, kind a lean and lazy; not much meat on my bones, and a whole lot alone, and more than a little bit crazy. The old six string was all I had to keep my belly still, and for each full hour lesson I gave I got a crisp ten dollar bill.Harry Chapin
She was married for seven years to a concrete castle king. She said she wanted to learn to play the guitar and to hear her children sing. So I'd show up about once a week in my faded tight-legged jeans with a backlog full of hobo stories and dilapidated dreams.Harry Chapin
The very day I purchased it, I christened my guitar as my monophonic symphony, six string orchestra.Harry Chapin
I'm in the Dance Band on the Titanic Singing "Nearer my God to thee" and the icebergs on the starboard bow Won't you dance with me?Harry Chapin
You see, I have no real complaints of how you've left your past behind I guess what gets me worried is you've erased him from your mind.Harry Chapin
There are lessons to life That the lovers got to learn There are corners out there You know they're waitin' somewhere And you've got to be prepared to turn There are callouses that come That the lovers got to earn In the years of your youth You can't be fire proof You know you've got to get burned.Harry Chapin
Now if a man tried To take his time on Earth And prove before he died What one man's life could be worth, Well I wonder what would happen to this world.Harry Chapin
And if a woman She used a life line As something more than Some man's servant mother wife time Well I wonder what would happen to this world.Harry Chapin
And if our future Lies on the final line Are we brave enough To see the signals and the signs?Harry Chapin
And the wind will whip your tousled hair, The sun, the rain, the sweet despair, Great tales of love and strife. And somewhere on your path to glory You will write your story of a life.Harry Chapin
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