"How have you dealt with My creation?"
I sez: "Thank you very much Sir, or Madam. But why have you stacked the deck against me?"
He sez: "Don't ponder 'The is', It is what it is."
And there I asked: "So, I am what I am?"
And He sez: "My own special creation."
I sez: "So I should not give a damn,
He sez: "Not until you shout out..."
I dared to finish His thought: "Hey world, I am what I am!"
He sez: Ya Think? Why do you think I created that song?"
I Sez " I thought Jerry Herman wrote..."
He sez: "I gave him a dream..."
I sez: "So Linda Eder could sing it?"
He sez: "No, to give you an anthem, for the dark times."
I sez: "I did dance to it through my tears in the 80's & early 90's."
He sez: "I create the voice, and the song, so it can be sung."
I sez: "Thanks again, God. Now I know what I dare'd not think before".
He goes: " I, Yhwh! (or something untranslatable) Methinks My work is done, or maybe, just beginning..."
"Learn from this and say...
What I am"
and He was gone.
Life's not worth a damn
'til you can say, Hey world...
So I tells the tale....
And so I will let Captain Jack give it a whirl: