Words and Music by :  Gayle Caldwell
Arranged and adapted by:

Recorded by Harry Belafonte:
Recording date: 1971
Playing time: 4:07
LP : LSP4481, PJL2-8121, STAR-103, 65198,
Tape: P8S1679
CD: 1130-15250-2, 74321-62230-2,

Also recorded by:
Frank Sinatra  


So I'm down and so I'm out
So are many others
Yes I feel like trying to hide
My head beneath these covers
Life is like the seasons
After winter comes the spring
So I'll keep this smile awhile
And see what tomorrow brings

I've been told and I believe
Life is meant for living
Even when my spirit's low
There's still some room for giving
I've been many places
Maybe not as far as you
So I think I'll stay awhile
And see if my dreams come true

There isn't much that I have learned
In all my foolish years
Except that life keeps running in cycles
First there's laughter, then there's tears

But I'll keep my head up high
Although I'm kind a weary
The way the world is going today
It all seems kind a scary
But you know it's almost funny
Things can't get much worse than now
So I'll keep on trying to sing
But please just don't ask me now