A RIGHT TO LIVE

I must thank Lord
In my hour of need
Iíve given way to a better man
But I ainít been free
To push the hour here
In this soul of mine
Iíve burned my bridges
And Iím satisfied

The preacherís due here
In an hour or so
To give me reasons for
The things I know
I might have been careless and I
I might have been blind
If Iím the guilty, Iím satisfied

Oh woman, why did you
Do me wrong?
Sending me down and
I just canĎt get along
When daybreak comes and
Iíve reached the end of the line
I have a right to live
And Iím left to die

It all seems so hazy now
It seems so long ago
She hid the things sheíd done
Or things I should know
What was I to do for
The hurting here inside
I kill for love but the ...

I have a right to live
When Iím left to die
Oh, woman
I have a right to live ...