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Swiftwater: Music

A Child Knows (Drew's Song)

(Swiftwater)
Alvin Webb
This song was inspired by Al and Wretha's grandson, who met his Dad for the first time when he was five-years-old.
Well, she had to turn away, so he wouldn’t see the tears in her eyes
When he said, “Grandma, I don’t understand,
And Mommy said she couldn’t tell me why.
Why can’t I have a daddy like all the other kids that I know?
Was it something that I did? If I really have a daddy where’d he go?”

It’s amazing to see how much a little child can understand
If you take the time to listen and answer all the questions that you can
They’re depending on you to guide them and teach them right from wrong
If you think you’ve got ’em fooled, better take another look,
A Child Knows

He was staring out the window
When he saw the truck pull into the drive
He went running through the front door
Calling, “Daddy!” like he’d known him all his life
He was running with his arms out, fighting back the tears in his eyes
He said are you my daddy? Where’ve you been? You know I’m almost five.

It’s amazing to see how much a little child can understand
If you take the time to listen and answer all the questions that you can
They’re depending on you to guide them and teach them right from wrong
If you think you’ve got ’em fooled, better take another look,
A Child Knows

If you think you’ve got ’em fooled, better take another look,
A Child Knows

The Child knows