Daniel Mateo

Words and Music © 1997 by Howard Ashby Kranz

 

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1. You donít have to be beautiful, but you will be.

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You donít have to be clever; youíll outsmart me.

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Daniel Mateo, whatever, whoever you are,

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the three of us join now to travel upon the same star.

 

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Chorus: Our child will be our breath of the holy wind,

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the wings of our life flying beside us sometimes.

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Our child, youíll be the heartís core where the stars begin

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Youíll be Godís and your own, but youíll always be Mommyís and mine.

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2. Someday I will sing you this song, and it will bore you.

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ďCome on, lighten up, Dad.Get a life, too.

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But sometimes you have to stir up the mystery to uncover more clues.

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and our lives all will change now, in directions that the others will choose.

 

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Chorus: Our child will be our breath of the holy wind,

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the wings of our life flying beside us sometimes.

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Our child, youíll be the heartís core where the stars begin

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Youíll be Godís and your own, but youíll always be Mommyís and mine.