Peter Alsop

Music for Children and Adults

Disciples Of PerFection

DISCIPLES OF PERfECTION

 

Cho:  The light in us shines through our cracks

It’s one of Life’s most simple facts

Part of our perfection is our flaws, ... it’s true

It’s the cracks in your perfection

That let your light shine through

 

When uncertainty appears

Certain people feel fears

Feelings huge, and very imprecise

“So use your head, not heart” they say

“If you want to make things nice!”

            These Disciples of Perfection

            Prefer Life clean and neat

            Where everything we say and do

            Is ever proper, through and through

            Though we know real Life

            Is always rearranging

            Disciples of Perfection don’t like

            Changing

 

It’s mostly male brains who say

“There is no other way!

We must obey traditions, laws and rules

Without them, Life is chaos

We must fight for ideals!

It’s clear!  It’s not important how one feels!”

            And so, the wars that we have fought

            Religious rules that we’ve been taught

            Came from these fearful thoughts thought by

            Disciples of Perfection

 

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Yet Life, in spite of all the rain

Is perfect, with it’s flaws, and pain

Stumbling paws and feet and flapping wings

Perfect with the off key notes

It sings when someone lies

A thousand perfect tears in perfect eyes

            In every scraped knee of a child

            In Grandma’s ancient toothless smile

            When we get hurt, if we strike back

            Is that a flaw, or just a perfect crack?

Is Life broken when a beggar begs?

Or part of Life?  Like cracks in eggs?

Which is where Life’s perfect light, shines through?

That light connects us, me and you

Cho:  (repeat 1st chorus & add)  Me too!

 

Written by Peter Alsop, ©2010, Moose School Music, (BMI)

On Disciples of PerFection - www.peteralsop.com

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