Kings And Queens

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I made a promise I damn intend to keep
Even if I don’t know how
Gonna’ build a better life for you and me
I won’t let you down

You don’t deserve to be sleepin’ on concrete
When the sun is goin’ down
Beg a dollar so one of us can eat
Swear I’ll turn our lives around

Someday we’re gonna’ wake up with diamonds on our sleeves
Patent leather purses full of hope
First class headed west to where the mountains meet the sea
Copper skin from head to toe

So baby close your eyes now it ain’t so far away
And dream of gettin’ off these streets
Wear your cotton crown kill the paper bag champagne
Tonight we’re kings and queens

Love is always harder when you can’t get what you need
Feels like livin’ underground
Tired as hell but you mean everything to me
We’ll figure somethin’ out

Someday we’re gonna’ wake up with diamonds on our sleeves
Patent leather purses full of hope
First class headed west to where the mountains meet the sea
Copper skin from head to toe

So baby close your eyes now it ain’t so far away
And dream of gettin’ off these streets
Wear your cotton crown kill the paper bag champagne
Tonight we’re kings and queens

There will come a time we won’t have wait in line
Dead of winter for a bed
Won’t have to wrap our feet up in Wall Street Journal sheets
Remember however tough it gets


 - January 2020 -                                                                                                              #312