"Morningside" as written by and Neil Diamond....
The old man died
And no one cried
They simply turned away
And when he died
He left a table made of nails and pride
And with his hands he carved these words inside
"For my children"

Morning light
Morning bright
I spent the night
With dreams that make you weep
Morning time
Wash away the sadness from these eyes of mine
For I recall the words the old man signed
"For my children"

And the legs were shaped with his hands
And the top made of oaken wood
And the children sat around this great table
Touched with their laughter
Ah, and that was good

An old man died
And no one cried
He surely died alone
And truth is sad
For not a child would claim the gift he had
The words he carved became his epitath
"For my children"

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"Morningside" as written by Neil Diamond

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    General CommentThis song makes me cry everytime that I listen to it. It describes the worst way that anyone can leave this Earth. His voice is a perfect voice on this song as far as I am concerned.
    trapperjohnon August 03, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song is one of the most powerful and moving and beautifully sad songs I've ever heard. It is an unrecognised masterpiece. The live version on the 1972 album "Hot August Night" is truly magnificent and unforgettable. I defy anyone not to be moved by this piece.
    jaimetoion December 02, 2006   Link
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    General CommentHome. I'm going home. Home. OM
    john581246on June 05, 2016   Link

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