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Shel Silverstein – Daylight Dreamer lyrics

Here's the half-finished painting of a girl that I started last December
Here's the first three pages of my novel bout I don't really remember
Here's my Martin guitar that I never quite learned how to play
That's the daylight dreamer wishful thinker's way

I had a Harley bike but I traded it off to a feller
For the Astroglass boat that's still sittin down in my cellar
I bought a tape recorder and found I had nothin' to say
That's the daylight dreamer wishful thinker's way

I got an exercise machine man I'd be glad to let you try it
This well it's a Leika Camera maybe you'd like to buy it
I can get you a real good deal
I just need enough money to buy myself some modeling clay
Yeah that's the daylight dreamer wishful thinker's way

On the day that I die they'll be talking about the dearly departed
And they'll say he never ever finished nothin' that he started
But I started this song man I'm gonna finish it today
Yeah that's the daylight dreamer

(How was it... Daylight... Oh wish... Wishful... Think... What were it...
I forgot I forgot the words
Listen... Anyway... Why don't we just take a break and finish it later you know
Cause I could sure use a sandwich
I wanna get myself a blt or something
And listen... Right near the restaurant there's a great old bookstore.
Right near the restaurant
They got all these great old books... Great old comic books... They got Batman)

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