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copyright Jay Ducharme 1980, 1991, 1994, 1999

PART THREE - COURS D'AMOUR

15. Watch who first get Cupid's dart - 16. Day and night and everything

17. Little Miss Muffet - 18. How my heart is filled with air

19. If Jack and Jill went up the hill - 20. Hurry, hurry, hurry up

21. Pain and longing - 22. Love is now in season - 23. Hey, pretty boy

KISS ME, MARY, QUEEN OF SAINTS

24. Glory be to virgin thighs


 

PART THREE

COURS D'AMOUR

15. Watch who first get Cupid's dart

a) Watch who first get Cupid's dart:
Those among us young at heart,
Always joining, late to part . . .
Too naive to yet be shy.

b) When a woman wants a guy,
Though she try to catch his eye,
Tease him, snare him, get him -- hard
As she may try,
Unrequited love stands guard.
Fortune pays her no regard.

16. Day and night and everything

VI)     Day and night and everything
To me are embarrassing.
Notice how girls laugh and sing --
Who can I blame?
They know I can't play their game,
And I hide in shame.

VII)     Go ahead, make fun of me.
I'll surprise you, wait and see!
I'll show you that I can be
Tall as Everest!
Taller than a redwood tree
When I'm at my best.

IX)     My head's light; my spirit soars
From that gorgeous face of yours,
Though your heart's closed all its doors.
But just one kiss,
Just one kiss upon your lips
Would be true bliss.

17. Little Miss Muffet

Little Miss Muffet, flat on her tuffet,
Said, "Who needs curds and whey?
Get me a man to lay!
Oh yeah!"

Little Jack Horner crept to her corner,
Told Muffet he was gay
And frightened her away.
Oh yeah.

18. How my heart is filled with air

V)     How my heart is filled with air,
Just as if there's nothing there.
My love abandoned me in bed;
Misery lies here instead.

VI)     How her eyes shine in the light,
Like the stars you see at night.
Empty longing fills my heart
As long as we are kept apart.

VII)     Hear me, Fortune! Hear my plea!
Bring my virgin back to me.
Bring me her sweet lips to taste.
Break the chains that hold her chaste.
Ah.

Ref)    Woe is me, woe is me,
My love's loose and running free.

19. If Jack and Jill go up the hill

If Jack and Jill go up the hill
And take a spill into the well,
Hoowee, they'll raise some hell!
Desire will mount and conquer them:
Jill will end up getting on
And Jack will end up getting off.
And Jack will keep it up until
He's sure that he's exhausted Jill,
And Jill will keep him on his back
Till she's sure she's exhausted Jack.

20. Hurry, hurry,hurry up

I)     Hurry, hurry, hurry up!
While life lasts let's live it up!
"Hoo-hoo, you-hoo!
Hey, sexy! How about it?"

II)     Face that draws a thousand sighs
When you gaze with open eyes,
Hair caressing down your thighs --
Beauty there to tantalize!

III)     Redder than a redwood tree,
Purer than the crystal sea,
To the world I now decree
Love for you eternally!

21. Pain and longing

I)     Pain and longing join inside my womb
For I know my love is hung
Between naiveness and salacious lust.

II)     And when I find that man to whom
Hymns of passion may be sung,
Ah, then I'll take him on me, come what must.

22. Love is now in season

I)     Love is now in season;
Let passions fly!
Find a willing virgin
To satisfy.

II)     Say you'll be my lover!
Don't ever leave.
Say you'll love no other --
Don't make me grieve.

III)     Winter hides desire,
But Spring cannot.
Feed me with your fire,
Love, moist and hot.

IV)     Like a budding flower
My blossoms show,
Waiting for your shower
To make me grow.

V)     Come to me, my precious,
Come hear my cry.
Try to be more gracious
Or I'll just die.

Ref)    Oh, oh, don't you think I've known
You love me? And can't you see
My love for you has grown?
Hurry, hurry, hold me
Close before I
Die.

23. Hey, pretty boy

IX)     "Hey, pretty boy,
Show me how to bring you joy."

KISS ME, MARY, QUEEN OF SAINTS

24. Glory be to virgin thighs

VIII)     Glory be to virgin thighs,
Slender and exciting!
Flesh unsoiled by mortal touch
Soon will be uniting.
How I long to feel your lips
Tenderly delighting.
Kiss me, Mary, Queen of Saints,
Virgin most inviting!