Klaus - Said Father to Kate

from by Stephen Wordsmith

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An enigma wrapped in a Finnish Polka. Kippis!


Said father to Kate
'You arrived very late
Kept us up until seven AM

We were worried, you see
Your poor mother and me
I don't want this to happen again'

'But father', said kate, said kate, said she
'It never can happen again'

Said father to Kitty
'A terrible pity
You always were good as a lass

But there's no debating
That you kept us waiting
'twas truly a pain in the ass!

'But father, said kitty, said kitty, said she
'It can never again come to pass -

Dear father, I swear, as sure as I'm here
It can never again come to pass'


Said father to katie
'Your burden was weighty
We didn't know what we could do

It felt like a crime
To go through it one time
I don't think our hearts could take two!'

'But father, said katie, said katie, said she
'It never again can ensue'

Said father to kat
'You know where my heart's at
All wounded and rent into chunks

You've hurt me and mum
Perhaps the time's come
For you to start packing your trunks!

'Oh father', said kat, said kat, said she
Desist with this being a dunce -

For pity's own sake, please give me a break
I can only be born bloody once!


from On Shower Walls, released March 1, 2017
Lyrics by Stephen Wordsmith
Vocals, composition and all instruments by Klaus fawm.org/fawmers/klaus/



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