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In the Morning (Original)
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Composed 5/26/2014 and played on a good buddy's Guild DV72 tuned to G#
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Ken Smith (TexScratch)
5/26/2014 All Rights Reserved
Scratching the Surface
Mon May 26, 2014
Acoustic : Acoustic Folk
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About the song
A friend recently experienced a life-changing relocation. For Charlie...
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'In the Morning' ©
Ken Smith
5/26/2014


Eastern winter fills the rear view mirror; as I cross the Olentangy County line

Heading west I find my head is clearer; at least I think it is this time


Ain't it funny how life changes; the things I do it rearranges

A simpler life; with fewer things to own

Crossing Indiana plains; windshield wipers fighting rain

Tomorrow just a day ahead and storming; Gives warning

I'll see you in the morning



I best remember sunny mornings; clear blue skies and dawn's bright early light

Life was then uncomplicated; Never had a future seemed so bright


Ain't it funny how I'm changing; the things I do I'm rearranging

Once a battered granite rock; but now a rolling stone

Nebraska fields no end in sight; stars replacing clouds tonight

Tomorrow just a day ahead and forming; a life transforming

I'll see you in the morning


I've heard it said there's gold in California; & sunsets there are quite the sight to see

Surfside hills and redwood forests waiting; to greet another wanderer like me



Ain't it funny how life changes; the things I do it rearranges

My simpler life with fewer; things to own

Suitcase and a Guild guitar; are two best friends in a run down car

A one way conversation forming; Life is warming

We'll be there in the morning