Working for a Pittance

(Peter Lastima)

A sharp, and shortish (three verse and one chorus), song about long-term unrequited love

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All these years I’ve been knocking on your door, Laying out my loving Like a carpet on the floor , Working all the hours, Working ‘round the clock, Hoping that my sweat’s Going to earn some stock Chorus: But I’m working for a pittance, Hauling every stage, My remittance Is the minimum wage, Pulling on the oars And fighting through the waves; This galley-ship of yours Only has one slave. I’m living on my memories: Every glance, Every smile and Every dance, Nose to the grindstone, Pumping out the mine, Hoping that XXX XXXXX XXXXX XX XXXX XXXXXX XXX XXXX XXXXXX XX XXXX XXXXX XXXXX XXXXXX XXXXXXX XXXXX XX XXX XXXXXX XXXXXXXX XX XXXX XXXXXXX XXXXXXX XX XXXX XXXXX XXXXXXX XXX X XXXXXXXX XXXXXXXX XX XXX XXXXX XXXXXX

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