Below are the lyrics of a song of mine. Listen to the song (you may need to listen several times) and try and fill in the missing words. The numbers in brackets (5) tell you how many letters there are in the missing word.
Sentence: I hope
you _____ (5) the song.
Missing word: enjoy (‘enjoy’ has 5 letters)
Try it! Send me your answers in email, or in a voice file if you can.
your cool in _______ (7) lands
When conversation turned to God
You've managed a touch of ________ (8)
For the worn down unkempt sods
You've _____ (5) from flagons in the park
And you found it quite a lark
When the old man turned and told you
He would never take a plane
To the ____________ (12) across the sea
That you flew to with your ____ (4)
And the spirit then was lurking
Like a misfit in your brain
a misfit in your brain
a misfit in your brain.
out on the beach at night
And were asked about Jesus Christ
And you found that you _______ it (7)
Like the tropics it warmed your _____ (5)
The night wind formed your words
In a way that you found ____ (4)
But the sunlight left you questioning
Unsure of where you stood
It was all too bright and daunting
Or was it fear of being too good
fear of being too good
fear of being too good?
the paths of history
And you've watched the rivers flow
You've been away for far too long
It doesn't matter where you go
Where's the sense in returning
To those who drove you away?
That takes __________
Or was it fear of being alone
fear of being alone
fear of being alone?
(Copyright Michael Coghlan 1994)
What do you think this song is about?
send me a voice file (Real Audio or Pure Voice) telling me what you think.
Reading Classes: write a paragraph of at least 5 lines saying what you think.