9.  Old Out of Tune Guitar

He sits on a bench at the courthouse square.

Nearly everyday you can find him there

Strumming the strings on an

Old out of tune guitar.

His body's broken, he can barely walk.

He nods a little 'cause he just can't talk

Still he strums the strings on an

Old out of tune guitar.

And if you listen in the usual way,

You'll never hear the songs he plays,

Just an old broken down guitar.

You can only hear his music

With your heart.

He's got a rusty old coffee can,

People pass by and put a dollar in.

He nods a little, they smile and then walk away.

And the lucky ones know what they've given him-

Ain't near as much as what he's given them

With that old out of tune guitar he can't play.

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