Nothing's Here for Free

from by Thomas Ashby

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I’ve been told
Feelings don’t sell
If you want to do well
You’d better jump to confirm
Jump to perform
Pyramids are growing
There’s men at the top
They’re flaunting all the things
That I’ve not got
I try to make it work
Try to make a meal
The struggles of life
Prove one mighty thrill
But it’s these ups and downs that keep me on my feet
Don’t sulk with what’s given,
Nothing’s here for free

Stop, just think…
I do not owe to you
There are other things that I could do
When you’re mad and go for hours I snooze
I call it bad luck, you call it bad news
But it’s these ups and downs keep us on our feet
Don’t sulk with what you’re given,
Nothing’s here for free

Now I’m slumped
And I can’t move my feet
This man speaking wisdom
Claims his poorest points were his most happy
Says “It’s these ups and downs that have kept him on his feet
He’s gone through his life, taking nothing for free”

So don’t sulk with what you’re given
Nothing’s here for free


from Cache, released September 9, 2016



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Thomas Ashby London, UK

Multi-Instrumentalist Songwriter & One-Man Band, from Kent.


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