I Got Stoned And I Missed It Lyrics

Shel Silverstein


publisher: ©T.R.O. INC.
writers: Shel Silverstein
album: Track 2 in album Freakin' at the Freakers Ball
release date: 1999
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length: 3:09

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Oh yes boys play it sweet for me
I was sittin' in my basement I'd just rolled myself a taste of
Somethin' green and gold and glorious to get me through the day
When my friend yells through my transom grab your coat an' get your hat son
There's a nut down on the corner a givin' dollar bills away
But I sat around a bit and then I had another hit
And then I rolled myself a bomber thought about my momma
Looked around fooled around played around while and then
I got stoned and I missed it I got stoned and I missed it
I got stoned and it rolled right by
I got stoned and I missed it I got stoned and I missed it I got stoned oh me oh my<BR>
It took seven months of urgin' just to get that local virgin
With the sweet face up to my place to fool around a bit
And next day she woke up rosy and she snuggled up so cosy
But when she asked me how I liked it Lord it hurt me to admit
I got stoned and I missed it...
[ fiddle ]
I ain't makin' no excuses for so many things I uses
Just to brighten my relationships and sweeten up my day
But when my earthly race is over and I'm ready for the clover
And they ask me how my life has been I guess I have to say
I was stoned and I missed it...

Track Listing

  • 1 Thumbsucker
  • 2 I Got Stoned and I Missed It
  • 3 Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout Would Not Take the Garbage Out
  • 4 Stacy Brown Got Two
  • 5 Polly in a Porny
  • 6 Freakin' at the Freakers Ball
  • 7 All About You
  • 8 Don't Give a Dose to the One You Love the Most
  • 9 The Peace Proposal
  • 10 Masochistic Baby
  • 11 Liberated Lady 1999
  • 12 The Man Who Got No Sign
  • 13 A Front Row Seat to Hear Ole Johnny Sing
  • 14 26 Second Song
  • 15 Everybody's Makin' It Big but Me