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Daille Kettrell: Music

The Man Upstairs

(Malcolm Granger/Daille Kettrell)
There is a man upstairs
And I know he knows I'm here, I'm here
And what did I say
That could make him turn and walk away
Muffled sounds from his barren room
Pierce the silent gloom that stills the air
And what did I hear
That's just a trick I've learned to draw him near
I don't care
Turn your back on life that we share if it seems
This is right for you
Put me on a shelf
Go and find someone else
I'll still be here waiting
And sometime
When the days grow long
And the sparrow sings a soft refrain
Then by chance you will know
That the smile inside will remain