The Walking Father Blues How does a father leave his life? Easy, a pair of walking shoes And who can hear them but his wife walking the walking father blues? Easy, the pair of walking shoes lead him at to his new door walking the walking father blues for the new wife says she’ll wait no more Lead him at to his new door! The door knob does strike him down and the new wife says she’ll wait no more wrapped in the old one’s dressing-gown The door knob does strike him down the clock must race to meet their time Wrapped in the old one’s dressing-gown the new wife says they’ve done no crime The clock must race to meet their time the mugs swing neatly their hooks the new wife says they’ve done no crime and dances while the father cooks The mugs swing neatly their hooks she locks the windows, bars the gate she dances while the father cooks for her body holds a lovely weight She locks the windows, bars the gate she hides his battered walking shoes and holds her body’s lovely weight for she will not sing […]