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Daniel Johnston

December 19, 2010

Listen up and I’ll tell a story

About an artist growing old

Some would try for fame and glory

Others aren’t so bold

 

Everyone, and friends and family

Saying, “Hey! Get a job!”

“Why do you only do that only?

Why are you so odd?

We don’t really like what you do.

We don’t think anyone ever will.

It’s a problem that you have,

And this problem’s made you ill.”

 

Listen up and I’ll tell a story

About an artist growing old.

Some would try for fame and glory

Others just like to watch the world.

 

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