Malvina Reynolds: Song Lyrics and Poems  


Notes: by Malvina Reynolds; copyright 1967 by the author. From page 88 of the collection "Inscriptions on a Ginger Jar," printed in the songbook The Muse of Parker Street.

I want to kneel at my Father's feet
And lay my burdens there,
Though I know I'll have to pick them up
And carry them everywhere.

I want to kneel at my Father's feet
Though I know he doesn't exist,
But I need somebody to holler to
When I feel my Father's fist.

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