A Poem on the Underground Wall Song Lyrics

Simon & Garfunkel

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The last train is nearly due
The underground is closing soon
And in the dark deserted station
Restless in anticipation
A man waits in the shadows

His restless eyes leap and scratch
At all that they can touch or catch
And hidden deep within his pocket
Safe within its silent socket
He holds a colored crayon

Now from the tunnel's stony womb
The carriage rides to meet the groom
And opens wide and welcome doors

Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Scarborough Fair / Canticle
  • 2 Patterns
  • 3 Cloudy
  • 4 Homeward Bound
  • 5 The Big Bright Green Pleasure Machine
  • 6 The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin’ Groovy)
  • 7 The Dangling Conversation
  • 8 Flowers Never Bend With the Rainfall
  • 9 A Simple Desultory Philippic (Or How I Was Robert McNamara’d Into Submission)
  • 10 For Emily, Whenever I May Find Her
  • 11 A Poem on the Underground Wall
  • 12 7 O’Clock News / Silent Night


  • credits


    publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: Paul Simon
    album: Track 11 in album Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme
    release date: 1966-10-10
    popularity : 83 users have visited this page.
    length: 1:57
    producer: Bob Johnston
    composer: Paul Simon
    lyricist: Paul Simon

    Album Information

    label: Columbia
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin