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If I Felt


by Tim Young


If I felt like reading a book
then I would read a book
If I felt like looking out the window
then I would look out
If I felt like...
If I felt
If I felt
and then the list would just
go on and on
I'd become exhausted from
all the things I felt like doing
if indeed I actually felt like doing all those things

If I felt like dropping the top on my
convertible to let the wind
tangle my hair
If I felt like writing 
If I felt
for one million
times 
If I felt
If I felt
but what attention would be paid
after so huge a list
of the If I felt

I really can't do it
oh I could really do it
but I really can't do it
so don't worry about it
don't think about it
if
I can't continue on such a
sophomoric effortsection break

Its like Take me Out to the Ballgame
you could sing it
you know the melody
but who is going to take you
to the ball game
Who
Who Who Who

oh I could do it
but I really can't do it
so don't worry about it
don't think about it
if
I can't continue on such a
silly ride

Who's pitching anyway
who has the ball
who's on first
who made the joke
who said I felt like it
If I felt
cause after a while
FELT begins to look
a little weird
like those four letters
are meaningless
ice cream topped with
a cherry
melting into dark demons
sprinkled with jimmies
colored by the stars on
a lonely road

oh I could do it
but I really can't do it
so don't worry about it
don't think about it
if
I can't continue 
I can't continue
If I felt









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