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Harry Chapin: The Shortest Story Meaning

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The Shortest Story Lyrics

I am born today, the sun burns a promise in my eyes.
Mama strikes me and I draw a breath and cry.
Above me a cloud softly tumbles through the sky.
I am glad to be alive.

It is my seventh day, I taste the hunger and I cry.
My brother and...

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    anonymous
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    Dec 1st, 2015 12:08pm report


    The easiest song to interpret that Chapin ever wrote. His biggest passion was fighting world hunger. This song is the story of a baby dying of hunger after only three weeks alive.




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