Reynolds: Song Lyrics and Poems
Notes: words and music
by Malvina Reynolds; copyright 1959 Schroder Music Company, renewed 1987.
On Monday I think I'm a sinner,
On Tuesday I think I'm a saint,
On Wednesday I don't know what I am,
But I know that a saint I ain't.
Somewhere between the good and the evil,
Somewhere between the right and the wrong,
Somewhere between the kind and the mean,
Somewhere between is where I belong.
On Monday I'd steal from a baby,
On Tuesday I'd give you my shirt,
On Wednesday I lie on my couch and moan,
'Cause my conscience is doing me dirt.
On Monday I rail at my kinfolk,
On Tuesday I'm gentle and good,
On Wednesday I wonder, and count every blunder,
And wish that I knew where I stood.
If I could just peek at the record,
I'd know if it's mucky or clean,
I'd know if I'm destined for heaven or hell,
Or to float like a bird in between.
Malvina Reynolds songbook(s) in which the music
to this song appears:
---- Little Boxes and Other Handmade Songs
---- The Malvina Reynolds Songbook
Malvina Reynolds recording(s) on which this song is performed:
---- Another County Heard From
Recordings by other artists on which this song
---- Rosalie Sorrels: Somewhere Between (Boise Unitarian Universalist
Fellowship TAD 3080, 1964)