Eightfold Blues

Been working and working and working away,

It’s raining it’s raining it’s raining all day,

Far west in a country in deep disarray,

I’m waiting and waiting, a baby on the way.

Gotta stand straight,

Stay upright, 

Gotta get right,

Hold on tight.

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Gotta stand straight,

Stay upright, 

Gotta get right,

Hold on tight.

High consequence and the paths have all curled,

Right view, right intention as rare as a pearl,

Just toeing and toeing and toeing the line,

I’m rationing drink and marking the time.

Gotta stand straight,

Stay upright, 

Gotta get right,

Hold on tight.

Gotta stand straight, 

Stay upright, 

Gotta get right,

Hold on tight.

Right mind, right speech, right action, yeah right,

The heart’s dumb opera just more manic at night,

And it’s two dark nights per bright day, but anyway,

Right life, right resolve, and a baby on the way.

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Gotta stand straight, 

Stay upright, 

Gotta get right,

Hold on tight.

Gotta stand straight,

Stay upright, 

Gotta get right.

Eightfold Blues 2

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