"Granny's Little Yard Gnome" as written by and Les Claypool....
Content to stand alone
Waiting, watching, guarding Granny's home
His face reflecting simple joy
But he is not a happy Plaster boy

"Careful sonny, not too close
Unless you want a lethal dose
Of hardening..."
Patiently waiting for some shade

Wishing he could run away
Supressing any urge to roam
Such devotion from a little gnome
I once saw a calico that thought he could fly

And then the lanky Doberman that tinkled in my eye
A pacifist by nature, with amble common sense
But if I had my druthers, I'd rather be a fence
Now Granny, she's a good one, she shines me now and then

And come around this springtime, I'm due for paint again
On keeping Granny comfy, I try and earn my keep
I'm just wishing I had some eyelids, so I could get some sleep


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"Granny's Little Yard Gnome" as written by Les Claypool

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