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    Water Tower

    by David Knape
    I wish I was
    a country star,
    have my songs played
    in every honky tonk bar,
    but the ultimate sign
    of fame, by far
    would be havin' my name
    on the town's water tower

    I can see it now
    this ain't no lie
    it's already there
    in my mind's eye,
    my name on high
    couldn't get much higher
    fluorescent paint
    on the water tower

    Then just for fun
    I'd discretely inquire
    if they heard of me
    my fame acquired,
    I'd be grinnin' then
    with all my power
    recognized by name
    from the water tower

    It's obvious
    no mystery
    I'd love that fame
    and visibility
    happy, I'd be
    singin' with the choir
    my name ingrained
    on the water tower.
    Water Tower
    Courtesy Barclay Gibson

    © d.knape
    June 1, 2013


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