Friday, April 01, 2011

Bread and Butter

To the tune of Creedence Clearwater's "Who'll Stop the Rain." Or any tune you like, really.

Now that spring is coming
down the mountain, from the sea
Now that rain's stopped falling
for a moment through the trees
Give me bread and butter
Give me rice and tea
And I wonder, still I wonder
who will set us free?

Last year we were drowning
we were shivering in the storm
Burned our hopes of freedom
just struggling to keep warm
Give me back the roses
Give me back my dreams
And I wonder, still I wonder
who will set us free?

Saw the full moon rising
from a warm and golden sea
Saw my cities shining
full of people proud and free
Broken chains were hanging
from the flowering tree
And I know, no need to wonder
who will set us free.

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ninotaziz said...

Thank you. You have reminded me of all that really matters.

Anonymous said...

I really like your song. The bare bones truth of it,


flaubert said...

A beautiful piece, that follows well with the tune.


Cathy said...

I agree with flaubert, beautiful piece

nan said...

This is powerful good. Beautifully written.

Wayne Pitchko said...

nice to read your words CCR...and also your words....thanks

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Jingle said...


enjoyed your imagery.

Sulthana said...

Enjoyed the rhyme and tune to this, and the imagery are beautiful :)