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From: Jonathan Reid Gealt - Thirteen Stories Down

Expectations of a Man
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JONATHAN REID GEALT

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Expectations of A Man
(From the album Thirteen Stories Down)
Music and Lyrics by
Jonathan Reid Gealt

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When I came to New York I had ex-pec-ta-tions of what I want - ed from a man. I

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made a whole list and I prom-ised my - self, I just have to stick to that list if I can. He had to be

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tall and dark and hand - some with a smile as bright as day. He had to be

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smart and ver - y stu - di - ous, I know it seems cli - ch. He had to be

great at cook - ing din - ner he had to cud - dle in the win - ter. I

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thought I could find my per - fect man!


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When I came to New York I had ex-pec-ta-tions of


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what I want - ed from a man. I made a whole list and I prom-ised my-self, I just

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have to stick to that list if I can. And when I fi - nly thought I found him with his

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smile as bright as day. And he was smart and ver - y stu - di - ous and

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loved to work and play. And he dressed in all the best clothes and he was

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great at cook - ing din - ner. So when I fi - nly pro - posed... he told me he was

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gay. And I thought, Why God did you


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do this to me? It seems like the whole world has

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some - one else ex - cept for me. When I

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came to New York I had ex - pec - ta- tions of what I want - ed from a man. I

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made a whole list and I prom-ised my - self, I just have to stick to that list if I can. And when the

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time came that I gave up all my hopes of find - ing some - one. I

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fin - ly stopped my search - ing and my point - less nights of hop - ing! I

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fin - ly found that some - one who would cud - dle through the win - ter. And

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to my sur - prise... her name was Su - zanne! And I thought


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Why God did you do this to me? But,

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now that Ive found her, it might take time for

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me to see that this is just a new

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part of me. Through thick and thin well

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al - ways be the hip - pest pair...

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and the great-est fam- i - ly

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