Writer In The Sun

Album: Mellow Yellow (1967)
  • The days of wine and roses are distant days for me
    I dream of the last and the next affair and of little girls
    I'll never see

    [Chorus:]
    And here I sit the retired writer in the sun
    The retired writer in the sun, and I'm
    Blue, the retired writer in the sun

    Tonight I trod in starlight. I excuse myself with a grin
    I ponder the moon in a silver spoon and the little one alive
    Within.

    [Chorus]

    The magazine girl poses on my glossy paper aeroplane
    Too many years I spent in the city playing with Mister Loss
    And Gain.

    [Chorus]

    I bathe in the sun of the morning, lemon circles swim in the
    Tea
    Fishing for time with a wishing line and throwing it back in
    The sea. See.

    [Chorus] Writer/s: DONOVAN LEITCH
    Publisher: Peermusic Publishing
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