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Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 8:00 am

Me Cawfee In De Marnin’

in Music & Songs

Music & Lyrics by P.M de Weever

 

Some people likes de chocklet,
Some people likes de tea,
Some drinks de suga' watah,
And some de lemonade,
But I ca'e fo' none o' dose,
De only t'ing fo' me,
Is me bowl o bilin' cawfee in de marnin'

 

Chorus:

Me cawfee, me cawfee, me cawfee, me cawfee
Me bowl of bilin' cawfee in de marnin'
But I ca'e fo' none o' dose,
De only t'ing fo' me,
Is me bowl o bilin' cawfee in de marnin'

 

Wid de sunrise I gets up,
Ev'ry marnin' dry or wet,
So as never to be lated,
For de work I has to do,
I gen'ally says me prayers,
Unless I does fo'get,
But I always drinks me cawfee in de marnin'

 

 Sometimes I has it grand,
Wid me saltfish an' me fat
An' me yalla plantain boil
Wid green pepper an' some rice,
But wha'me min' does gi'e me fo'
Mo'e bettah dan all dat
Is me cawfee wid a gill bread in de marnin'

 

 I is an ole man now,
An' does often punish bad,
But I's had me good days
An' I mus' satisfy
I can still hol' togedda,
An' still praise de Lawd,
If I only gets me cawfee in de marnin'