True Story  (Album Version)

True Story (Album Version)

Shel Silverstein

This morning I jumped on my horse and went out for a ride.
Some wild outlaws chased me and they shot me in the side.
So I crawled into a wildcat's cave to find a place to hide,
But some pirates found me a sleepin' there and soon they had me tied

'Til a lady zombie cut me loose and begged to be my bride.
So I said I'd come back Wednesday, but I must admit I lied,
'Cause I run away into the swamp but I forgot my guide.
And I stepped into some quicksand, and no matter how I tried,

I couldn't get out 'till I met a crocodile named Clyde
Who took me to some cannibals who planned to have me fried.
They built a fire under me and I swear I almost cried
'Til an eagle come and swooped me up and through the air we flied,

But he dropped me in a boiling lake a thousand miles wide.
And you know what happened then?
I died.

Written by SHEL SILVERSTEIN
Published by T.R.O. INC.

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