5pm Busk

 

The soulful singer sits and tells us of a story 

There's not a subway car in sight 

The 9-to-5ers stand and stare back from the platform 

He says "until the train comes, you are mine" 

"I have learned a thing or two 

From my daily watching you 

With your neckties pulled up tight 

Be sure that through your rushing days 

You do not confuse your pay 

With the beauty that is life" 

We measure miles covered by time that's passed 

Don't know our destination or if we're coming back 

By the diplomas hanging on the walls 

You can phone the family, say you've acheived it all 

"I have learned a thing or two 

From my daily watching you 

With your neckties pulled up tight 

Be sure that through your rushing days 

You do not confuse your pay 

With the beauty that is life" 

The soulful singer sits and tells us of a story 

He sings a tale without time 

Forever and the ride into the sunset 

Can hold few lovers in the rush from 9 to 5 

"I have learned a thing or two 

From my daily watching you 

With your neckties pulled up tight 

Be sure that through your rushing days 

You do not confuse your pay 

With the beauty that is life"