Nine Days - Nine Notes
The Nine Days...they’re uncomfortable days.
Stubble..cold showers...no meat...hot days
This is how it’s been for thousands of years
And this is exactly how I remember it from my younger years
But the last few years have brought a sudden new
Un-comfort to the already uncomfortable Jew
It comes in the form of roughly 15 male voices singing
Singing roughly 10 different harmonies while banging
Imaginary drums on their teeth and their tongues
Straining my nerves..along with their lungs..
So while I’ve gotten used to no meat and the occasional odorous fella
I just can’t seem to get used to..what’s called (tongue in cheek)...acapella