Malvina Reynolds: Song Lyrics and Poems  

On My Own Feet

Notes: words and music by Malvina Reynolds; copyright 1959 Schroder Music Company, renewed 1987.

I'll get there on my own feet,
On my own feet, on my own feet,
I'll get there on my own feet,
In a little while.

I'll bump a little and jump a little,
And zig zag back and forth.
And when I'm going east and west
I'll get there South and North.


If I go in a straight line
And don't go round and round,
I'll never know what's going on,
I'll never see the town.


Every window is full of things,
Every garden is, too,
All the people along the way
Stop for a How de do.


Run, run, run in a straight line,
That's not much of a game.
I'll hop a little and stop a little,
And get there just the same.


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