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John Lithgow – I Always Say Hello To A Flower lyrics

Some people talk to each other
While others talk to their cats
Some people talk to their mothers
While others talk through their hats

I communicate with nature
With a plant, a leaf, a tree
And I'm always nice to a flower
For they're absolutely perfect to me

I always say, 'Hello', to a flower
'Hello, hello, hello'

I totally ignore the crashing bore
Who lives next door
For his conversation's silly
Yet I never snub a lily

I always say, 'Bonjour', to a lilac
'Bonjour, bonjour, bonjour'

I'm absolutely mute
With a bully in a suit
And I never talk to fruit
Heaven knows

But I always say hello to a rose

Yes, I always wave at the window box
If the box is filled with hollyhocks

And I speak to the daisies
I think they are swell
Tell your secrets to a daisy
She'll never tell

I always say, 'Hello', to a snow ball
'Hello, hello there, hello'

Look sideways at a stranger
And you put your life in danger
But one can kiss a sweet bouquet
A blushing bride has tossed away

Flowers are the sweetest things I know
So when I see a flower I say, 'Hello'

Hiya, Cynth

I never shrink away from a violet, oh, no
No, I say hello

I may be off my rocker
But I never pet a cocker
Yet the dogwood in the park
Will never ever bark

I'm always glad to see a gladiola
I'm just mad about the glad
You can stand next to a bush
And never feel one push

Flowers are refined and polite
You know I have never seen a Pansy fight

Yes, I talk to bees
And I talk to birds
But they leave me quite
At a loss for words

And I never touch a cat
While it sleeps on a pillow
But I positively trust
A pussy willow

I always say, 'Hello', to a flower
'Hello, hello, hello'

Get friendly with a mouse
And he'll hang around your house
But flowers never overstay
They stay a day, then fade away

Flowers are the sweetest things I know
So when I see a flower I say, 'Hello'

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