Monday, October 5, 2009

No More Reason To Cry.

Unpublished Works, © 1984, BillyPauleyJr.*

No More Reason To Cry.

In a little country town in Kentucky,
Where men work hard to see their dreams all die,
A girl with unknown beauty feels unlucky,
To live within the boundaries of her life,

She doesn’t even know what dawn is bringing,
She doesn’t even care to see the day,
She says it only brings another evening,
And evenings are just wasting her away,

So time goes on as if no one is caring,
Precious moments only fall to tears,
Should she have faith, or should she be so daring,
It’s all she’s had to take her thru’ the years,

O’, never give up,
Never lose your self-determination,
The beauty that you carry,
Will change your look on life,
Never stop,
You’ve got a brand new destination,
Save your tears,
‘Cos there’s no more reason to cry,

As the years go on a man has come to marry,
A man with dreams too far to ever reach,
And the burden of his dreams is hers to carry,
But she carries it well, for all Kentucky to see,

She sees the road to fortune getting longer,
And she’s aching with every step along the way,
Tho’ her feet are sore, she knows they’re getting stronger,
And she wonders if the journey’s worth the pain,

She knows someday she will have to stop forever,
And settle with the fact that she had tried,
Would it bother her to know that it’s all over,
Would it ease her mind to know it’s for a child,

O’, never give up,
Never lose your self-determination,
The beauty that you carry,
Will change your look on life,
Never stop,
You’ve got a brand new destination,
Save your tears,
‘Cos there’s no more reason to cry,

In a little country town in Kentucky,
Where painful hearts seem to live a longer life,
A lady there sees herself unlucky,
To live within the walls of her sacrifice,

She wishes somehow things could be so different,
But she knows it couldn’t be any other way,
She wanted so much more for the children,
And so much more was taken every day,

Well, the children grew into men and into women,
And yesterday was winding down the road,
Then a grandson came and bro’t her back to livin’,
The life that she had dreamed so long ago,

It goes to show ya now,

Never give up,
Never lose your self-determination,
The beauty that you carry,
Will change your look on life,
Never stop,
You’ve got a brand new destination,
Save your tears,
‘Cos there’s no more reason to cry,
No more reason to cry,
No more reason to cry,
No more reason to cry.

- WillyToad*

… this is a Smokey the Toad™ production.

2 comments:

  1. I can't tell you how excellent this was - the raw sacrifice of dreams and life, and the evolution of her story...really, really good.

    ReplyDelete
  2. thanx... the inspiration was a true life story; the woman, the grandmother of my children (wife's side); the grandchild (born in the last verse that 'bro't her back to livin') is william pauley iii, my son. :p

    thanx for feeling it captured... a great feeling for me.

    ReplyDelete

Announcing...

Denny's Night? by DonnaDrake*

Release date: 09-02-09; currently unavailable.



Collections of WillyToad*

Release date: 11-10-09; currently unavailable.



101 of the Best Signatures of WillyToad*

Release date: 12-02-09; currently unavailable.



MO-23; Mile 13. by Drake*

Release date: 12-09-09; The New Flesh

http://newfleshmagazine.blogspot.com/



The Family Tree

(And Other Wild Life). by DonnaDrake*

Release date: 03-10-10; delayed, new pub-date soon.



The Houston Years of WillyToad*

Release date: 04-06-10; currently unavailable.



What's Left of WillyToad*

Release date: 05-04-10; currently unavailable.



Fearless Wings

(the sequel to Denny's Night?). by DonnaDrake*

Release date: 06-01-10; delayed: 06-01-11.



Working Class H3r0

(Works for John Ono Lennon). by WillyToad*

Release date: 10-10-10; currently unavailable.




Duty Calls (WillyToad Cares); Thank You Pennsylvania! by WillyToad*

Release date: 09-11-2011.