How Can A Poor Boy?

Album: Keep It Simple (2008)
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  • Had my congregation, had my flock
    When I was a shepherd of men
    Chased the wild goose, chased the pot of gold
    Chased the rainbows end

    How can a poor boy deliver this message to you?
    How can a poor boy? You don't believe anything that's true

    Had my rise, had my downfall
    Now I'm gonna rise up again
    Had my degrees, my initiations
    Not speaking to the profane

    How can a poor boy get this message to you?
    How can a poor boy when you don't believe a thing that's true?

    I've been anointed, been appointed
    Even been magnified
    Spied a chapel all of gold
    The priest was laying down with the swine

    How can a poor boy get a little message to you?
    How can a poor boy when you don't believe anything is true?
    How can a poor boy get this message through to you?
    How can a poor boy when you don't believe a single thing is true?

    Watch the illusion of false security
    Play of the shadows that move
    Tell me what evil lurks in the hearts of men
    Only the shadow knows

    How can a poor boy get this message to you?
    How can a poor boy when you don't believe a thing that's true, for you
    When you don't believe a thing, nothing that's true for you
    How can a poor boy ever get next to you? Writer/s: VAN MORRISON
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
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