BALLAD OF THE UNCERTAIN SALESMAN
© Electric Babylon Music Author: M.M.
He knocks on the door as timid as a saint wakes temptation, his nemesis
answers the door with generic sensation, hello sir I represent the Every
Man corporation, and I am prepared to offer you the wings of your
He balked over the next line and felt so phony, looked down at his hands;
fingers so bony, ok pull yourself together you need this sell, don’t qualify
the story just tell the tale.
Sir have you ever wanted to change your life’s slave, excuse me; soul I
can’t seem to make my tongue behave, we all take most of our true
potential to the grave, and if you buy right now you can really save.
I knew that would be next; just what are you selling, the billboard behind
the eyes; there’s really just no telling, well sir you really wont know what
it is till you buy it, you mean you wont even tell me what it is and you
expect me to try it.
They wont tell me what it is they said that makes it easier to sell, that
doesn’t make any sense at all you should probably be in jail, it’s what you
need that’s what they told me to tell, meaning is an option but I’ll tell you
it’s expensive as hell.
Well can you at least tell me what it cost, all I know is they’ll replace it for
free if it ever gets lost, he glanced nervously into his eyes and then down
at his feet, finalized the deal and then hit the street.