Right and Wrong is Now a Song

Kris Anderson has put just about the most unexpected music imaginable to some of my words.
I love it!

The words of the original poem – Right and Wrong – are shown below.


You tell me I will soon forget
That you already can’t remember
But you are sunshine in July
And I’m the east wind in November

I tell you that you’re always right
You tell me that I’m wrong
I say I want to stay with you
You say I don’t belong

You bring the music to my life
You are my favourite song
You tell me I am out of tune
When I try to sing along

You never want for company
Without you I’m all alone
You stand above adoring hordes
I am soon lost in the throng

You ask me why I hang around
Why don’t I just move on
Perhaps there’s nothing better than
The agony prolonged

I know I never will forget
And you will not remember
You’re the Cote d’Azur in mid-July
I am Scotland in November


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9 Responses to Right and Wrong is Now a Song

  1. This fits so well with bluegrass. Terrific!


  2. sindigo says:

    what a great collaboration!


  3. globalunison says:

    Beautiful ❤



  4. emmylgant says:

    This is so exciting!
    Congratulations to the musician for bringing out the music that was already there, and to the poet who can and does inspire its expression.


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