These Blues

 

Music and Lyrics by Patrick Godfrey Copyright 2006 Apparition Music Inc. SOCAN

 

I wish these blues would blow away,

Clear the sky on this Summer day,

If they won't go, here's what I say,

I'm gonna shine my shoes and walk away from these blues.

 

Here are some things I recall from last night:

the weight of the world, the speed of light,

how to say grace in the depths of space and that

sad little smile on your face.

 

I wish these blues would blow away,

Clear the sky on this Summer day,

If they won't go, here's what I say,

I'm gonna shine my shoes and walk away from these blues.

 

Do you ever really know what you need?

Or what will grow when you plant a seed?

A fragrant flower or a scratchy weed?

A sweet fruit with a thorn that can make you bleed?

 

I wish these blues would leave me alone.

I wanna hang them up like a telephone.

If they won't go, here's what I say,

Gonna shine my shoes and walk away from these blues.

 

Goodbye Blues!

 

There's a red eyed lizard on the garden wall.

He's waiting for the rain to fall.

What was that? I thought I heard you call.

 

Oh, suddenly the world feels so small.

 

I wish these blues would blow away.

 

Last night I had a dream.

I threw my shoes into a stream,

Filled my pockets up with rocks,

and walked into the water in my argyle socks.

 

I wish these blues would blow away.

Blow away blues!

 

Tell me now, this guy, is he your lover or is he a friend.

Someone who'll be with you at the end?

To hold your hand and say a prayer as your spirit floats into the air?

Will he speak your name?

Will he close your eyes, as you drift away into the skies?

 

I wish these blues would blow away.

I wish these blues would blow away,

Clear the sky on this Summer day,

If they won't go, here's what I say,

I'm gonna shine my shoes and walk away from these blues.

 

Blow away blues!