Morning After (I), The
DESCRIPTION: "Sometimes, old scout, in the morning, when the dawn looks cold and gray," the singer ponders life's troubles and wonders 'Is it really worth the while?" He lists various problems. Then he gets serious about the day, for "tomorrow you may die."
EARLIEST DATE: 1922 (Dean)
KEYWORDS: nonballad death
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Dean, pp. 131-132, "The Morning After" (1 text)
ADDITIONAL: Hazel Felleman, Best Loved Poems of the American People, pp. 621-622, "Is It Really Worth the While?" (1 text)
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