Young Lucy Lavalier Composer: Henning Ohlenbusch Album: I Want to Memorize Everything https://youtu.be/t_Miz9RVSY8 [verse] C Well, Old Captain Melon, with his jaundiced fat belly, G Raised his scrapy fingers, to the cusp of his lunar beard. F C G He declared unto the sea, “Take me if you must, you grumpy lady of excess.” C While poor Mrs. Crispy cast her lifeless thin body, G Between the delirious old sailor and his craving for travel. F C She declares unto him, “Oh, Mr. Crispy, our days are so humble,” “Can’t we move on?” F G And awww, they moved on. [verse] C Well, Young Lucy Lavaliere clung to a branch looking down. G She’s laughing at squirrels pretending they’re small capybaras. F She declares unto them, “Mock me if you must,” C G “All my friends are in church this morning.” C So, she jumps on the shed roof and pretends she’s the captain G Of an Asia bound vessel, full of monkeys and shark teeth. F And she yells at the sky, “Batten the hatches,” C G “The edge of the world lies before us!” F G And aww, she played on. [verse] C Well, the ground breaks open and two ancient figures emerge. G The skeletal bodies of the long-since-dead Crispies unearthed. F They declare unto Lucy, “You’re heading the wrong way, C G The edge of the Earth is behind you.” C Young Lucy Lavaliere rubs her eyes and shakes her head. G “It’s happening again.” She says to the squirrels, but they’ve scattered. F And she whispers aloud, “Turn this boat around, boys,” C G “We’re going home” F G And awww she sailed off. F G And awwwwwww she sailed off.