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HE SAID HE HAD A FRIEND (Doc Williams) Doc & Chickie Williams Dear Mom and Dad, the War is done, my task is finally through But, oh, please Mom, there's something great that I must as of you I have a friend, oh, such a friend, he has no home you see And so, dear Mom, I'd really like to bring him home with me CHICKIE (Spoken): Dear Son, we don't really mind if someone comes home with you I'm sure he could stay with us, perhaps a week or two DOC (Spoken): Dear Mom, there's something you must know, now, please don't be alarmed My friend in the battle recently was hurt and lost an arm CHICKIE (Spoken): Dear, Son, don't be afraid to bring him home with you Your friend can stay and visit for maybe a day or two DOC (Spoken): But Mother, he's not just a friend, he's like a brother too And that's why I want him with us and like a son to you And before you give your answer, Mom, I really don't want to beg But my friend faught in a battle in which he lost a leg CHICKIE (Spoken): Dear Son, it hurts so much to say my answer must be 'No' For Dad and I have no time for a boy who's crippled so DOC (Spoken): So, months go by and a letter comes, and it says their son has died And when they read the cause of death, the shock, was suicide Days later, when the casket came, draped in our country's flag They saw their son lying there without an arm or a leg (His task is finally through) (Transcribed by Mel Priddle - October 2007) (Contributed by - October 2007)

    


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