Chords for "Poetry"
Date: 30 March 2018 From: George Ziadeh "Poetry" Transcribed by George Ziadeh Intro: D - A - G - /F# - /E - D - G-D - A(sus4) x3 V1: N.C. A I just got back from a walk G Down the square Bm A G D To the local Kentucky G /F# /E D /C# /B A(sus4) To see what was cooking down there G I looked around at the stores A And the signs Bm A G D And the queues lining up Gmaj7 /F# /E D /C# /B A(sus4) For that twen..ty-first cen..tu...ry fare Chorus: Gadd9 A Bm D/A I kneel down and say grace for the comforts the world bestows on me G A Bm And the great corporations providing our every need G A F# Bm And those big neon signs telling us what to eat G A Bm And every shop window goods are designed to please D/A G A G - D/F# - Em - D Ohhhhh, but I ask where is the poetry? V2: A(sus4) G The day we met were both down and broke Bm A G D But we laughed and found comfort G /F# /E D /C# /B A(6sus4) With old books and walks in the rain G Reading poetry out loud A Bm A G D Or watching old black and white films together G D/F# Em D /C# /B A(6sus4) In the days be-fore Blockbuster came Chorus: I hear you ran off and found yourself a rich handsome fella To supply you with all you require in material needs I hope your fairytale doesn't end tragically And in a shopping mall somewhere you'll be down on your knees Crying out loud (G - D/F# - D) x2 G - D/F# - Em - D - G-D - A(sus4) Where is the poetry? G D - G-D - A(sus4) I'm looking at the sign that says "Have A Good Day" And I got too much on my mind G D/F# A(6sus4) So many questions that get in the-way A Asus4-A G Bm Everybody's looking for perfection A G But once I heard a wise man say Bm F#m A To get sometimes you have to give away G D/F#-D G D/F#-D (G - D/F# - Em - D - Em - D/F#) Where is the poetry, what is the rhyme? G D/F#-D What is the meaning? G D/F#-D G - D/F# - Em - D - G-D A(6sus4)x4(count & rest on 9) Give us a sign V3: N.C. A I have read in the news G Bm A G D Someone said that the great population G D/F# Em D /C# /B A(6sus4) Is better off than yesterday G A(sus4) Better health, better food, better sex Bm A G D Better higher education G D/F# Em D /C# /B A(6sus4) But with credit card bills always on-the-way Chorus: G A Bm D/A And I just saw my gal with a guy in a fast-food outlet G They seemed happy together A Bm D/A But I saw the tragedy G A Maybe I'm missing something F# Bm /A Was too blind to see G A Bm D/A She settled for someone who isn't so hard to please G A Bm Without all the fire and desire and the mystery D/A G Oh But I ask A (G - D/F# - D) x2 G - D/F# - Em - D Where is the poetry?
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