THROUGH THE HOLE

I was born when they tapped on the moon

I knew no innocence no golden spoon

With less worth for a place in the rat race

Desperate smile in my fat mama's sad face

For some substance i left my home town

I went away & just out of tune

 

I FELL DOWN ON MY FEET

I FELT SO INCOMPLETE

I JUST FOUND A HOLE

AT THE BOTTOM OF MY SOUL

 

Played my 4-string day in & day out

Became a banjo pop star all about

Seven cars & diamond rings

Friend & girls & all such things

I could not stand to be alone

But no heart in the crowd just booze in the jar

& no crowd anymore when money ran out so far

 

I FELL DOWN ON MY FACE

I FELL THROUGH THE SPACE

I FELL THROGH THE HOLE

AT THE BOTTOM OF MY SOUL

 

I went crazy all shit hit the fan

Lost my name well I killed a man

Burned out mind & a heart full of beer

My bed for night it was shame it was fear

But then one morning a flickering light

In the rain from the right well it hit my eyes

& I realized it must be a loving god or some stuff like that & then

 

I FELL DOWN ON MY KNEES

PLEASE LORD, END THIS MISERY

& HE PULLED ME THROUGH THE HOLE

AT THE BOTTOM OF MY SOUL

 

Now you people listen carefully

A soul in holes that is no tragedy

If it ever happens to your soul

Don't waste your time trying to fill the hole

Cause if the hole is really deep enough

It could be a subway for your loving god

It could be a subway for his grace

& he'll pull you through

 

SO FALL DOWN ON YOUR KNEES

MAY LORD END YOUR MISERY

& HE WILL PULL YOU THROUGH THE HOLE

AT THE BOTTOM OF YOUR SOUL

 

Bottom, bottom, bottom of your soul

Bottom, bottom, bottom there is a hole

Bottom, bottom, there is  a hole

At the bottom of your soul

But the lord he will pull you through

The lord, the lord he will pull you through

(c) d.ottn

 

 

photo: dad horse ottn
photo: dad horse ottn