Thursday, November 23, 2006

My Mood Today on Thanksgiving

Since my family doesn't meet on holidays anymore, I usually just stay at home and watch football or hang with friends. But this year I am working and for a change, I really do miss my family. Fuck ups and all, I would rather be with them than here.

If you are from the South (or Chicago) then you probably know this song.

Harry Hippie

Everybody claims that they want the best things
outta life, (ha) but not everyone, not everyone
wanna got through the toils and strifes.

Like this particular fella, walks around
all day long singin' this song
sha na lah dah dah lah dah dah dah dah

Harry Hippie, lies asleep in the shade,
life don't bug him cause he
thinks he's got it made.
He never worry about nothin' in particular
Oooh he might even sell free press on Sunset.

I'd like to help a man when he's down
but I can't help him much
when he's sleepin' on the ground.

He's like a bottle in water
Harry just floats through life
Walks around all day long singin' this song
Whoa, whoa, whoa, ohhh yeah

Mary Hippie, she's Harry's lady
Panhandles money just to feed Harry's baby.
She can lie down a story so incredible
Man, you wanna help her take the food
home and put it on the table.

I'd like to help a man when he's down,
but I can't help ya Harry
if you wanna sleep on the ground.
Sorry Harry, you're too much weight
to carry around.

But he still walks around all day singin' this song
Sha dah dah dah sha nah nah nah nah nah
nah sha lah lah lah lah dah dah dah

Street child, street child, tell me where
will you be goin'
when old man winter gets his horn
and starts blowin'
Will you hang around LA
or hitch a ride on a freeway
Meet an old familiar face in a new place.

I'd like to help a man when he's down
But how can I help him
if he's somewhere outta town
Sorry Harry, think I'm gonna put you down.
Sha dah dah dah sha dah dah dah dah
sha lah lah lah lah dah dah dah
Everybody help me sing this song, oh yeah,
FADE

5 Comments:

Blogger The Captain said...

Oh...let me give you a hug.

8:56 PM, November 24, 2006  
Blogger Ladynay said...

Awww did you tell your local friends you was going to be alone? Surely someone would have offered you to eat w/their dysfunctional fam!

7:14 PM, November 25, 2006  
Blogger That Girl said...

this sounds sad

11:54 PM, November 26, 2006  
Blogger *Madosi said...

aye boi ... why you ain't call me?!

when are you coming home?!

1:19 PM, November 27, 2006  
Blogger E said...

You know it's bad when The Captain offers you a hug...then again, he offered me a date...:-) (Just messing Captain.)

But I hear you...dysfunctional or not, I'd rather be with family than working.

2:12 AM, November 28, 2006  

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