Glen Raphael - One More Thing

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At the start
Machines were dinosaurs
Very hard to use
Nothing you could lift yourself or carry
Not a lot to choose
One had hope
To build a thing of wonder
A glimmer of a peek
And so he tried
To implement a future
The rest of us would seek

With one more thing
You didn't know you need
Without it you'd survive
But with it you'll succeed
Just one more thing
To reinvent yourself
You'll keep it on a desk
There's one on every shelf
One more thing

Over time
Each year we'd reassemble
A presentation
Rapture for the nerds
He'd convey his vision of the future
We listen for the words
So now they fit in envelopes or pockets
Soon everyone has heard

Of one more thing
You didn't know you need
Without it you'd survive
But with it you'll succeed
Just one more thing
To organize your life
You'll want one for the kids
Your husband or your wife
Just one more thing

All too soon his time with us was over
We wonder if we'll see his like again
And though we never really knew him
We miss him like a friend
The show goes on
A little less exciting
With turtlenecks and sneakers hard to fill
And still we try
To capture back the magic
Perhaps we always will

Want one more thing
We didn't know we need
Without it we'd survive
But with it we'll succeed
Just one more thing
To fill the empty time
You never will be bored
When waiting in a line
With one more thing
One more thing
To help the world along
I even used it here
In writing this new song
Just one more thing

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from SpinTunes #13 Round 3, released August 6, 2017

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