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Measure of a Man
on: March 24, 2020, 15:29:52
Measure of a Man

© 2020 Schantell Wharton/ John Schutt

I am trying to make this have universal appeal.
Please say more than you need rhymes. How does this lyric make you feel? Do you understand my storytelling?

V1
How do you tell the measure of a man?
Some people think itís  the car he drives
Some people think itís  the big bank account
Some people think itís the big house size
Did he give up his name in search of fame
Did he give up his honor for one more dollar?
How do you tell the measure of a man?
 
Chorus
The measure of a man can be told
by his friendsĖ by the depth
of his devotion to his wife and kids
And by the lives he touches on
his journey through life
by the passion of his convictions
His playful loving side
the values he gives to others
and the legacy he leaves behind
what makes the measure of a man is
what he is inside.

V2
How do you tell the measure of a man
In his last day on earth, what does he have
As he reflects on the shortness of life
He  treasured everyday and filled it with love
Had the passion of laughter and the strength to cry
He realizes the measure of a man is
the love and legacy he leaves behind.
 
Ch--
The measure of a man can be told
by his friendsĖ by the depth
of his devotion to his wife and kids
And by the lives he touches on
his journey through life
by the passion of his convictions
His playful loving side
the values he gives to others
and the legacy he leaves behind
what makes the measure of a man is
what he is inside.--2x fades out



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