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. ............ Kev by Andy Derryberry
 
Kev, I'd have waited the few weeks So I could see daffodils jump From the ground one more time Instead you took a turn And made an exit Maybe a season too soon I'd want to hear thunder and rain Hailstones against tin And window pane once again Maybe after that I'd be ready Finished with love and hate Done with doing anything Ready maybe, but I think I'd wait For summer heat, salty sweat Just a few short weeks Instead you took a turn And made an exit Maybe a season too soon Blazing sun, summer fun Pretty women and bathing suits Hummingbirds and jet skis Maybe after that I'd be ready Finished with love and hate Done with doing anything Ready maybe, but it would be nice To know fall again Crisp nights and clear moons Instead you took a turn And made an exit Maybe a season too soon Frost on pumpkins Brilliant colors in trees Dazzling sunsets after bright skies Maybe after that I'd be ready Finished with love and hate Done with doing anything But maybe just one more Christmas And gifts under the tree At PaPa D's Instead you took a turn And made an exit Maybe a season too soon Happiness and singing Lingering remembering Of all the seasons before Maybe after that I'd be ready Finished with love and hate Done with doing anything Ready maybe, but just one more snow Quiet and warm in a way Transforming the world Instead you took a turn And made an exit Maybe a season too soon Deep in the blankets Away from the cold Warm in sleep and dreaming Maybe after that I'd be ready Finished with love and hate Done with doing anything But... Kev, I'd have waited the few weeks til spring So I could see daffodils jump From the ground one more time  
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