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Wouldn’t It Be Loverly? May 6, 2008

Filed under: homelessness,hunger,inspiration,peace — Karen Shafer @ 5:59 pm

 

Wouldn’t It Be Loverly?

 

All I want is a room somewhere, 

Far away from the cold night air.

With one enormous chair, 

Aow, wouldn’t it be loverly? 

 

Lots of choc’lates for me to eat, 

Lots of coal makin’ lots of ‘eat.

Warm face, warm ‘ands, warm feet,

Aow, wouldn’t it be loverly? 

 

Aow, so loverly sittin’ abso-bloomin’-lutely still. 

I would never budge ’till spring 

Crept over me windowsill. 

 

Someone’s ‘ead restin’ on my knee, 

Warm an’ tender as ‘e can be. ‘ho takes good care of me, 

Aow, wouldn’t it be loverly?

 

Loverly, loverly, loverly, loverly.

 

A Song From the Musical: My Fair Lady                                                                                                        Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner.  Music by Frederick Loewe.                                                                              

Based on Pygmalian by George Bernard Shaw.                                                                                                     Musical in 2 Acts by Alan Jay Lerner.                                                                                                

Original Broadway production opened in 1956, running for 2,717 performances.                                          Original West End production opened in 1958, running for 2,281 performances.

Special thanks to my daughter, Rose, for singing this recently and reminding me how much I love it.  KS

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