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THE PROS AND CONS OF HITCHHIKING Roger Waters››››4.30AM (Apparently They Were Travling Abroad)››Appntly they were travelling abroad›And they picked up some hitchhikers... drill.›Wake up, you're dremn... what? ... you're dreaming.›We were moving away from the boarder.›Uh, what border?››Have a nceda... uh... have a nice day.››We were moving away from the border,›Looking for somewhere to slee.›Te to of us sharing the driving;›The two hitchhikers slumped in the back seat.››Hello?››I sneake a qick ook in the mirror.›She gave me a smile.›I said, "Is anyone hungry?›Should we stop for a whle?"›o we ulled off into a layby.›Her dress blew up over her head.›I said, "Would you like to comewith m?"›Shesaid something foreign under her breath.››And the sun shone down on her lovely young lmbs.›I hought o myself SHE'S MUCH TOO GOOD FOR HIM.›I lay down beside her with tears in my eyes.›Se said..››››4.33AM (Running Shoes)››So I stood by the roadside,›The soles of my running shoes griping the trmac›Likegunmetal magnets.›Fixed on the front of her Fassbinder face›Was the kind of smil›That onlya rather dll child could have drawn›While attempting a graveyard in the moonlight,›But se was rathe impressed.You could see that she thought I looked fine,›And when she turned sweeter,›Te reason (beween you andme) was›She's just seen my green Lamborghini.››So we went for a spin in th country›To fel the wind i our hair;›To feel the power of my engine;›To feel the thrill of desire.›And then in te trees I hear a twig snap,›Warning lights flashed on my map.›I opened my eyes and t my suprise...›››4.37AM (Arabswith Knives and West German Skies)››There were Arabs with knives›At he foot of the bd...›Right at th foot of the bed!›Oh, my god! How did they get in here?›I thoughtwe were same homein England.›She sid, "Come on now, kid, it was wrong what you did.›You got to admt it was wrong."››h god... jesus...›Sleep Sleep›I know that I'm only dreaming.››Leave her alone...get out... out... gt out of my house.›Through closed eyes›I see West German skies on the ceiling,›nd I want to get bac›To the girl with th rucksack›To feel her flaxen hair.›I want to be there;›Seethe sun going down›Beind Krupps steelworksOn the outskirts of some German town.››Guten Abend meine Damen und Herren Ha H Ha Ha›Willkommen in Knigsburg Ha Ha Ha Ha›Wollen zie danzen mit mir oder drnken Bier Ha Ha Ha Ha››hank you, but...›This yung lady and I›Will just finish this bottle of wine.It was kind of you... bu›I think we'll just say oodnight.››Leave us alone.››Goodnight.››Leave us aone.›Could I have the keyto one-four-three please?There you are.›Thank you. Goodnight.››Hello? Ys, I'd like to order breakast please.›I'd like coffe for two, and toast with marmalade.›No... marmlade.››››4.39 AM (For the Frst Time Today Part 2)››Forthe first time today,›I held her naked body ext to me.›In this hotel ovelooking the Rhine,›I made he mine.›Ooh babe... ooh babe...›Come with m and stay with me.›Please sta with me.››Uh... what is it?›Stay with me.›Stay with me.›Stay with me››No...››Forget it.››››4.41 AM(Sexual Revolution)››Hey... gil,›Take out the dagger,›And let's havea stab at the sexual revolution›Hey girl,›Let freedom for all e our rallying call.›Tomorrow, let'smake... our new resolution.›Yeah but tonight lie still›While I punder your sweet frave,›And remembr›Only the poor can be saved.››He girl,›As I've always said, I preer your lips red,›Not what the god Lord made,›But what he intended›Hey, girl,›Don't point the fingerat me.›I am only a rat in a mae like you,›Adn only the dead go fre.›So... please hold my hand›As we lunder through the maze.›Andremember:›Nothing can grow without rin.››(Thunder)››Don't point,›Don't pint your finger at me.›I aoke in fever,›The bedclothes were allsoaked in sweat.›She said, "You've ben having a nightmare›Andit's not over yet,"›Then she picked upthe doggy in the window›(The one with he waggly tail)›And sh put him to bed between two bits of bred.››››4.47 AM (The Remains of Our Love)›I just cowered in te corner,›My pyjama coat over my head.›Ad she smiled as she finished her sandwic,›And her cold eye fixed me to my dark history›As she brushd the remains›Of our love from the bed.›Ad when she had trned back the covers,›When all of the prayrs had been read,›She said, "Come on over ere, you sillyboy,›Before you catch your death of cold.›Iwas only joking.›Let's leave behind the cit grime.›Let' not compete.›It could be fine in the countr.›Couldn't it though? ... Come on, let's go"›I said "kay."››Are we going to go now?›Where would yo like to do, darling?›Mmm... Vermont... Wyomig (yes).Wyoming... huh huh.›Children... (what?) we're oing to Wyoming.›Darling... which way is Wyomig?›Hoo a right there.›You're going the wrong way.›I kow that.›I know, children...›Let's see how many.. Vlvos we pass›On the way to our new life in the cuntry... one...›Jade, don't do that. That's realynegative.››››4.50 AM (Go Fishing)››As cars go by,I cast my mind's eye›Over back packs on roof rack›Beyone the horizon›Where dream makers›Working whie plastic processors›Invite the unwary›To reach o he pile in the sky.›Go fishing, my boy!››We set ot in the spring›With a trunk full of books abouteveything›About solar devices›And how nice natural hildbirth is.›We cut down some trees›And we traled or ideals›Through the forest glade.›We dammed upthe stream.››And the kids cooled their heels›I the fihing pool we'd made.›We held hands and we exchnged bands›And we practically lived off the lnd.›You aopted a fox cub›Who's mother was somebody's cat.›You fed him by hand,›And then snuggled hm down›In te grandfather bed while I wrote.›We grew ourown maize›And I only occasionally went intotown.›We stoc up on antibiotics›And shells for the shotgn that I kept around.›I told the kids stores›While you woked your loom,›And the sun went down soone each day.››* Chapter six, in which Eeyor has a birthday› And gets two presents.›Daddy... come on dd.› Eeyore the old grey donkey stood bythe side› Of the sream and he looked at himself in the watr.› "Pathetic," he said. "That's whatit is."› "Good mornig, Eeyore," said Pooh.› "Oh," said Poo. He thought for a long time.››The leves all fell down.›Our rops all turned brown.›It was over.›Asthe first snowflakes fell,›I realizedall was not well in the cmp.›The kids caught bronchitis.›The sace heater ran out of diseal.›One wekend, a friend from the Eas,›Rot his soul,›Stole your heart.›I aid, "Fuck it, then.›Take the kids ack to town.›Maybe I'll see yu around."››And so... leaving all or hopes and dreams›To the wind andthe rain,›Taking only our stashLeft under our litter and trash,›Ad set out on the road again...›Onthe road again.››Bye, bye, Daddy,bye, Daddy.›You can bring Pearl, he's a darn nice girl,›But don'tbring Lisa.››››4.56 AM (For the Firt Time Today Part 1)››For the fist time today,›I feel it's realy over.›You were my everyday excuse›Fr playing deaf, dumb, and blind›Who's have ever thought›This as how it would end for you and me›To crry my own millstone›Out of th trees?›And I have to admit,› don't like it a bit,›Being left here besde this lonesome road.›Lonesoe road.›Lonesome road.››››4.8 AM (Dunroamin, Duncarin, Dunlivin)›Hey, kd, you looking for a lift? .. Get on up here.›How's it oing, good buddy?››I nailed ducks to the wall›Kept my heart in dark ruin.›I built bungalows all ovr the hills.›Dunroamin, duncarin, dunlivin.›Too my girl to the country›Tosleep out under the moon.Next thing, she's going crazy.››Women are like tht, kid.›What the hell canyou do?››She waits for te real Mr. Right to come,›Gently removing her heartWith his promises of rea communication.››I saw program about that on TV...››Who's always picking upthe tab?›Who built a bugalow for his mum and ad?›Me! ...›Who took you out to all the shows?›Who workd his fingers to the bne/›Me! ...›While youwere asleep...››It was me... I did.››...I kept you in butons and bows.››Christ all those clothes.›So you could encourage this creep,›With his neat feet,›And is clean fingernails›With his wise but winkling eyes?›He's a rock standing in an ocean of doubt.››Ge movin'! Get off te road ya Goddamn aggot!››And compromise.›I'd like to go on with this bit of a sog›Describing this chmuck.›I'd like o go on, but I'm going to throw up.››Not in my rig, you don't, bo! ... Get the hll out of here!›››5.01 AM (The Pros and Cons of Hitchhiking)››An angel on a Harley›ulls across to geet a fellow roling stone,›Puts his bike up on its stand,›Leans back and then extend›A scarred and reasy hand ...he said››"How ya doin' bro? ... Where ya been? ... Where ya goin'?"››Thn he takes you hand›In somestrange Californian handshake›And breaks the bone.››Have a nice day.››A husewife from ncino,›Whosehusband's on the golf course›With his book of rules,›Breaks and makes a "U"and idles bak›To take asecond look at you.›You flex your rod;›Fish takes the hook;›Sweet vodka and tbacco in he breath;›Aother number in your little black book.››These are the pros and cons of hitchhiing.›Theseare the pos and cons of hitchhiking.›Oh, babe, I must be dreaming.›I'm standing on the leaing edge,the Eastrn seaboard spread before my eyes.›"Jump," says Yoko Ono.›"I'm too scared and too god lookig," I cied.›"Go on," she says,›"Why don't you give it a try?›Why prolong the agony? All menmust di."›Do ou remember Dick Tracy?›Do you remember Shane?››And mother wants you.››Could you see hi sellig ticets›Where the buzzerd circles over...››Shane››...The body on the plain?›Did you understan the usic Yoko?›Or was it all in vain?››Shane››The bitch said something mystical: "Herro,"›So I steped bck n the kerb again.››These are the pros and cons of hitchhiking.›These are the pros and cons ofhithhking.›Oh, babe, I must be dreaming again.››These are the pros and cons of hitchhiking.››››5.06 M Eery Strangers Eyes)››Hello ... You wanna cup of coffee?›I'm sorry. Would you like a cup of coffe?kay, you take cream and sugar?››In truck stops and hamburger joints;›In cadillac limousines;›In thempany of has-beens;›And bent-backs and sleeping forms›On pavement steps;›In libraries and railway saons;›In books and banks;›In the pages of history;›In suicidal cavalry attacks;›I recognize...›Myslfi every stranger's eyes.››And in wheelchairs by monuments;›Under tube trains and commuter accidets;Incouncil care and country courts;›At Easter fairs in sea-side resorts;›In drawing rooms and ciy mogue;›In award winning photographs›Of life rafts in the China seas;›In transit camps, under arclamps›I rcognize...›Myself in every stranger's eyes.››And now, from where I stand›Upon this hill Iplundeed frm the pool,›I look around, I search the skies,›I shade my eyes, so nearly blind,›And I ee sign of haf remembered days.›I hear bells that chime in strange familiar ways.›I recognize...›Te hope yu kindl in your eyes.››It's oh, so easy now›As we lie here in the dark.›Nothing interferes It's obious›Howto beat the tears›That threaten to snuff out›The spark of our love.››››5.11 AM (Te Moment o Clarity)›And the moment of clarity›Faded like chairty does›Sometimes.›I opened one eye›nd I put ou my hand jst to touch your soft hair›to make sure in the darkness that you were still tere,›And I hve to admitI was just a little afraid, oh, yeah.›But then...›I had a little bit of luc:›You were awke.›I couldnt take another moment alone.››››[Typed in by Damian Ritter, aka "Captain meba"]››[Copyrght (c) 1984 y Pink Floyd Music Publishers, ltd. ... * Text by A. A. Milne copyrightunder the BerneConvention...]

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