Silver Spoon
( to the Harry Chapin tune: Cat's Cradle )
(CAPO III)
D C D
  D                      F
I went to a cat show the other day.
  G                        D
I entered my kitten in the usual way.
               D                  F
But there were so many kittens competing that day -
G                      D
I didn't win, but as I drove away ...
      C           G               Am        G
I was planning my comeback at the very next show.
      F          Am       D
Gonna win at the next cat show.
      F          Am       D
Gonna win at the next cat show.

    [ CHORUS ]

D C D
   D                          F
My kitten's now a cat and his number has changed.
    G                           D
The pink and blue cards are all rearrainged.
     D                       F
It's now so confusing that I feel deranged.
  G                            D
I still didn't win, so nothing much has changed.
        C         G         Am      G
But I'm confident that this cat can win.
       F              Am   D
So you know that I'll try again.
    F                 Am    D
You know that I'll compete again.

    [ CHORUS ]

D C D
   D                  F
My cat got altered; before he knew.
   G                        D
He no longer cares, but his card is still blue.
    D                      F
The shows he's been to are quite a few.
  G                            D
I really want to win, but then you do too.
         C                G      Am      G
He needs first if he's to make Supreme today.
        F      Am         D
Will he win? I just can't say.
        F      Am         D
Will he win? I just can't say.

    [ CHORUS ]

D C D
   D                                  F
My cat thought he'd retired, he's now 10 years old.
    G                              D
I'm gonna run him again 'cause I'm feelin' bold.
          D                        F
I want to get that Supreme, so I'm aiming for gold.
  G                       D
I just hope the show hall isn't too cold.
           C             G         Am     G
He needs a blanket now, 'cause his fur is thin.
    F          Am    D
But he will compete again. (yeah!)
    F             Am    D
You know he'll compete again.
	
CHORUS:
              D                       C
    There's a cat in the final named "Silver Spoon".
             F                          G
    There's "Little Boy Blue", and "The Man In The Moon".
      D                     C
    I really can't tell you which cat will win.
        F            Am        D
    But we'll have a good time then. Yeah.
          F          Am        D
    We'll all have a good time then.




-- © Jesse Chisholm, October 18th, 2015
But not presented until the occasion of
America's Finest Felines
putting on
Thank Goodness For Cats
at the
Masonic Lodge in Arcadia
on November 14th and 15th, 2015.

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