TS (17/8/1980 / Kuwait)

Hurly Durly Dup

hurly durly dup
am I but a dump?
am I but a dump?

to the king's door I went
and so many days I spent

Hurly durly dup
Hurly durly dup

instead of letting me in
in prison I was kept in

Hurly durly dup
Hurly durly dup

searched for charges afore
but found nothing I've done before

Hurly durly dup
Hurly durly dup

my only charge was to be
I'm so bound to poverity

Hurly durly dup
Hurly durly dup

so running I had to go
and living as an outlaw

Hurly durly dup
Hurly durly dup

the golden throne I saw
with a fat man holds the law

Hurly durly dup
Hurly durly dup

oh my that was the king
so busy that he forgot to ding

Hurly durly dup
Hurly durly dup

his face was so so awful
for the mirror I was sorrowful

Hurly durly dup
Hurly durly dup

with my sword in hand
over his neck I had a stand

Hurly durly dup
Hurly durly dup

instead of shouting
he got on laughing!

Hurly durly dup
Hurly durly dup

without waiting more
my sword made him sore

Hurly durly dup
Hurly durly dup

shouting for his guards
can not be in advance

Hurly durly dup
Hurly durly dup

for his eternal foolishness
he thought me barber of his holiness

Hurly durly dup
Hurly durly dup
the king was so dump!
the king was so dump!

by Taher Shemaly

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