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Hurry-Scurry

Composed on 26 June 1988

Why are you in such a hurry, O man?

Moving around like a hurricane

And having yourself driven insane?

Running the red light in your brand new van

And living the life of a fast food fan

Why are you in such a hurry, O man?

Hurry may lead you to sorrow and pain

So, think of this before changing the lane

Why are you in such a hurry, O man?

Haste is waste, with nothing to gain

And may cut short life in vain

Why are you in such a hurry, O man?

Looking at a flower in the falling rain

Or to stop, think and reflect is sane

Why are you in such a hurry, O man?

Enjoy the sun and the moon as much as you can

For life has a very short span

Why are you in such a hurry, O man?

Nature was slow in fashioning the brain

For havenít we descended from the Neanderthal man?

Why, then, are you in such a hurry, O man?

You try to trick the time clock in vain

For it beats life over and over again

Why not, then slow down to enjoy the gifts of life, O man?

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