sure as the Sun…

he told me you’d be here…waitin’ as always…don’t you have any gumption to do anything on your own…been this way all your life…just sittin’ ’round like you got all the time in the world…you think that don’t ya’…think that this world revolves ’round ya’…think you’re owed somethin’…like ya’ earned it just by bein’ born…an entitlement I guess you’d call it…livin’ day by day till somethin’ hits…like you’re fishin’ but they ain’t bitin’ and you’re just gettin’ madder and madder…but you don’t even have the right bait…you’re never gonna catch anything…this country don’t owe you a fish…you gotta catch it…gotta work those waters…you ain’t never worked the waters boy…hardly cast your line…now here you sit…waitin’ as always for some miracle to happen…the second comin’ of Jesus I don’t know…ya’ gotta save yourself…at least I did…no-one saved me…did it on my own boy…that Dodge I got was paid with cash…money I earned with my hands…that house ya’ sleep in…wasn’t no gift boy…had to work for all of it…didn’t have time to sit ’round and wait…don’t know what that luxury’s like…some kinda day dream I guess…hey…are you even listenin’…do you get this…it’s gonna sneak up on ya’ one of these days…like some kinda snake in the grass…you won’t even hear it hissin’…just sneak up ‘side ya’ and bite ya’…that’s what this world offers ya’…that’s it…a big ole snake bite that ya’ spend the rest of your days mendin’…ain’t been bitten yet boy…ain’t been bitten yet…you will…just you wait and see…it’ll come up on ya’…sure as the Sun…sure as the Sun…

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