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#1147093 - 12/15/18 12:14 AM Life's Too Short  
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Life's Too Short
By: Diron Mills

My honey do list will have to wait.
I've got something better on my plate.
Me and the boys are headed to the lake.
To wet a line.
I bet my wife is going to be mad.
But we've let way too much time pass.
Since we went out and wrangled some bass
And drank some shine.

Life is short and forever is long.
So having fun just can't be wrong.
There's too much stress in this daily grind.
You've gotta make time to unwind.
So pop a top or fire one up.
Don't let your worries all pile up.
Now the ball is in your court.
Live it up cause life's too short.

You can hold a grudge when you've been done wrong.
It'll eat you up if you hold it too long.
If you let it go it will make you strong
And help you live.
The kind of life where your mind's at peace.
And those good vibes will surely increase.
And bad karma will begin to cease.
Yeah you've got to forgive.

Life is short and forever is long.
So having fun just can't be wrong.
There's too much stress in this daily grind.
You've gotta make time to unwind.
So pop a top or fire one up.
Don't let your worries all pile up.
Now the ball is in your court.
Live it up cause life's too short.

#1147514 - 01/04/19 09:30 PM Re: Life's Too Short [Re: dironmills]  
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Hi, this gave me a warm glow, nice, thank you,my suggestions would be to shorten the chorus and add a bridge,like a common structure

Verse
chorus
verse
chorus
bridge
chorus

You have plenty material here to switch around without adding any new lines,if you already have music ignore me, otherwise here's how I hear it, all the best, john.


My honey do list will have to wait.................(My honey's do list) feels more natural to me
I've got something better on my plate.
Me and the boys are headed to the lake.
To wet a line.
I bet my wife is going to be mad.
But we've let way too much time pass.
Since we went out and wrangled some bass
And drank some shine.

Life is short and forever is long.
So having fun just can't be wrong.
Now the ball is in your court.
Live it up cause life's too short.

You can hold a grudge when you've been done wrong.
It'll eat you up if you hold it too long.
If you let it go it will make you strong
And help you live.
The kind of life where your mind's at peace.
And those good vibes will surely increase.
And bad karma will begin to cease.
Yeah you've got to forgive.

Life is short and forever is long.........I'd keep the hook, Life's too short)
So having fun just can't be wrong.
Now the ball is in your court.
Live it up cause life's too short.

bridge
There's too much stress in this daily grind.
You've gotta make time to unwind.
So pop a top or fire one up.
Don't let your worries all pile up.

Life is short and forever is long.
So having fun just can't be wrong.
Now the ball is in your court.
Live it up cause life's too short.

ps
I wonder if saying the ball is in YOUR court kinda conflicts with the personal vibe in verse one,maybe
the ball's in everyones court


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to hear my lyrics recorded by musicians world wide
#1147552 - 01/06/19 05:30 PM Re: Life's Too Short [Re: dironmills]  
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Back on today after an aforementioned five-week hiatus. Had a good flower delivery season then took time to just rest up although not a traditional sabbatical. Your second verse is especially one that hits home on something most of us find we have to deal with for a significant portion of our lives. And that is the fact that damn near all of us may run into power struggles with others whether they be family members, romantic partners, coworkers or strangers. Doubly true when dealing with those who may feel the need to have the upper hand.


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