Malvina Reynolds: Song Lyrics and Poems  


Notes: by Malvina Reynolds; copyright 1967 by the author. From page 86 of the collection "Inscriptions on a Ginger Jar," printed in the songbook The Muse of Parker Street.

Sorrow is a curse.

I can transmute mine into verse.

But what about you
Who have no other thing to do
But grieve, and wait,
And become gentle and compassionate.

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