on the other hand

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Thu Mar 5 20:51:52 UTC 2009

Oh, lovely indeed! Never heard that one.
Mark Mandel

On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 3:46 PM, Hillary Brown
<hillaryhazelbrown at gmail.com>wrote:

> Using the "the" provides a lovely basis for the Randy Travis song "On the
> Other Hand," the first verse and chorus to which go like so:
> On one hand I count the reasons I could stay with you
> And hold you close to me, all night long.
> So many lover's games Id love to play with you
> on that hand there's no reason why it's wrong
> But on the other hand, There's a golden band
> To remind me of someone who would not understand
> On one hand I could stay and be your loving man
> But the reason I must go is on the other hand
> hb

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