Raspberry Jam

(Ralph Covert -Waterdog Music / ASCAP)

It looked alright at the time
John was always good at believing
And his childhood passed in a flash

He turned around and it had slipped through the cracks
No one to tell him how to bring it back
Slipped away like the smoke from his lips
Like the raspberry jam he ate as a kid
Raspberry jam

Well, he found a pretty little wife
John was always there to depend on
And he took his kids to the zoo

He turned around and it had slipped through the cracks
No one to tell him how to bring it back
Slipped away like the smoke from his lips
Like the raspberry jam he ate as a kid
Raspberry jam

Well, he aged as graceful as wine
John looked elegant with gray in his hair
And the doctor said he would die

Near the end in the hospital bed
He said it's not I'm unhappy, I'm just feeling sad
That I never took the time to chase
The dreams I always wanted to taste

Raspberry jam, raspberry jam

The sun shone like a rotten peach
John was buried on a sunny day
And his wife and children all cried

He turned around and it had slipped through the cracks
No one to tell him how to bring it back
Slipped away like the smoke from his lips
Like the raspberry jam he ate as a kid
Raspberry jam raspberry jam
Raspberry jam

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