The Magic of the Elves

  • Album: 50/90 2015
  • Track: 15
  • Year: 2015
  • Title: The Magic of the Elves
  • Album Artist: Mr. Beany’s Bitty Band
  • Composer: Traditional
  • Poet: S.W. Black

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The Elves they work all through the year
with union benefits.
When sick they don’t need to come in
they can rest ‘til they are fit.
The elderly don’t need to work
they write and act in plays.
You should see what they did
for Huxley’s novel “Antic Hay.”

And if you want to party with them
please remember this:
They’re not at all like little kids
they like to drink and kiss.
Free love came from the elves,
and not from some sixties guru.
When practicing free love
remember to always love you.

They say the magic of the elves
is something that you lose.
When you grow up do you lose it?
Is this what you would choose?
When I grow up I think I would
prefer to keep it all.
All magic and mystery found
I think I’d have a ball.

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