The Ballerina
An Improvisation by the Big Jerks

There she was
The ballerina
There she was
Up ahead

There she was
The ballerina
There she was
Up ahead

In the fog
On the mountain
With death at her side

There she was
The ballerina
There she was
In the fog

There she was
The ballerina
With death by her side.

Ooo oh oh
Ooo oh oh
There she was
There she was
The ballerina
In the fog
She was dancing
She was dancing
She went like this...
She went like this...
She went like this...
She...
She was dancing.
She was dancing
Dancing, dancing.

The ballerina
Up ahead
The ballerina
In the fog

The ballerina
Up ahead
The ballerina
With death at her side

She was dancing.
She was dancing.
She went like this...

She was dancing.
She was dancing.
She went like this...

She was dancing.
She was dancing.

The ballerina
Up ahead
The ballerina
In the fog

The ballerina
Up ahead
The ballerina
With death at her side
Ooo oh oh
Ooo oh oh

I had to cross her path
Tiny little path
I have to cross her path
On one side of me the mountain
On the other, sure death
I've got to cross her path
I've got to cross her path
The ballerina up ahead
The ballerina in the fog
I've got to cross her path
I've got to cross her path
So I take the risk, I must be crazy
I take the risk, it starts to snow
I take the risk as it starts to snow
The ballerina up ahead
On one side of me the mountain
On the other side of me, certain death
It was so far down the mountain
I took a chance
I had to get out of there
So I took a chance
I stepped into the ballerina's path
Stepped on her path
My heart in my throat
Stepped along her path
In the fog
As it began to snow
Half way down
I thought to myself
Do I dare look down?
Do I dare look down?
On the right of me, the mountain
On the left of me certain death

I made it across the path of that ballerina that day.
I made it across the path
A little wiser and a few more gray hairs
but I learned an important thing...
Never, to underestimate the ballerinas up ahead

Ballerina
Ballerina
In the fog!
Ballerina
Ballerina
Up ahead!
Ballerina
Ballerina...

(copyright 2008 Big Jerks, Sissonvisions, BMI)

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