All This Childish Love

words and music by Howard Ashby Kranz

 

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1. The clock on the wall says itís mighty dark,

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But your skin is so soft in the candleflameís spark,

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And I should stay sober, but itís such good wine,

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And time is money, but you canít buy time.

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And the time has come now to follow through,

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But it makes me weak just to look at you,

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And I should go home now; I think you want me to;

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But what would I do with all this childish love?

 

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2. My broken tooth tells me that I wonít last,

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And the time goes so slowly, but it ends so fast.

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And you look at your fingers, and you look at that clock,

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And I could use some air, and I should take a walk.

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And your Midas touch, and your gypsy lore,

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And your pirateís eye, and your stories of shore:

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I could put them on the table, and walk out the door,

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But what would I do with all this childish love?