You Put Yourself in Harm's Way

Music: Concerto for Organ and Orchestra Op7 no1 mvt2.
George Frideric Handel.
Performed by The Advent Chamber Orchestra at the Free Music Archive
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You put yourself in harm's way,
Though you might die, that we might live,
The Good Samaritan for pay,
Asked often for what few would give.

Though you might die that we might live,
You make a conscious choice to be
Asked often for what few would give,
And to remain while others flee.

You make a conscious choice to be
The calm, well-trained professional,
And to remain while others flee
To face some danger for us all.

The calm, well-trained professional,
The Good Samaritan for pay:
To face some danger for us all,
You put yourself in harm's way.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon



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