Watercolour Ponies

Album: Watercolour Ponies (1987)
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  • There are watercolour ponies on my refrigerator door
    And the shape of something, I don't really recognize
    Brushed with careful little fingers and put proudly on display
    A reminder to us all of how time flies

    Seems an endless mound of laundry and a stairway laced with toys
    Gives a blow by blow reminder of the war
    That we fight for their well-being for their greater understanding
    To impart a holy reverence for the Lord

    But baby, what will we do when it comes back to me and you
    They look a little less like little boys every day
    Oh, the pleasure of watchin' the children growin' is mixed with a bitter cup
    Of knowin' the watercolour ponies will one day ride away

    And the vision can get so narrow, as you view through your tiny world
    And little victories can go by with no applause
    But in the greater evaluation as they fly from your nest of love
    May they mount up with wings as eagles for His cause

    Still I wonder baby, what will we do when it comes back to me and you
    We'll look a little less like little boys every day
    Oh, the pleasure of watchin' the children growin' is mixed with a bitter cup
    Of knowin' the watercolour ponies will one day, one day ride away
    Publisher: MUSIC SERVICES, INC.
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  • Dave from Wheaton, IlThen-unknown Susan Ashton sang backgrounds on it. I wonder why Wayne opted for the British spelling of Watercolor? I dunno.
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