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Good Day's Work

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Whatever I drag out of that river

I believe it’s a good day’s work

The only words I’ve said today are "yes ma’am" and "yes sir"

But I believe I was cut from a different kind of stone

And the troubles I make are my own


My heart is not weary

My throat is not dry

I’d walk to the end of the world just to wave goodbye

To these dreams that have passed before my eyes


Whatever I pull out of that dirt

I believe it was there all the time

And if I don’t find it today

I’ll leave it for someone else to find

But the days go fast

And I try to be true

And maybe that’s all that any of us can do


From La Bestia Demos, released April 26, 2019

Music and lyrics by Benjamin Adair Murphy ASCAP (464341364). Published by Watery Grave Music ASCAP (396517127)

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