Malvina Reynolds: Song Lyrics and Poems
Notes: words and music by Malvina Reynolds; copyright 1965 Schroder Music Company, renewed 1993. In the Notes and Comments to her songbook The Muse of Parker Street Malvina writes: "This song is dedicated to the mothers who somehow make it to live through wars, poverty, and other disasters, and take care of their families one way and another. When my husband's mother, who raised ten in spite of hardships, was asked how she managed, she said, 'A day at a time.'"
Just a day at a time,
So the days slip away,
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