Katrina (A Song)

Katrina, Katrina, why'd you do me this way?
Katrina, Katrina, why'd you do me this way?
You blew in from nowhere and left me to pay.

They said you was high class,
a category five.
They said you was high class,
but that was just jive.

They said that the levees,
would keep you away.
But you burst into my home,
and ruined my day.

(Refrain)

They said that they'd help us,
but that was just a lie.
They said that they'd help us,
just passed us on by.

Days without water,
in the hot sun.
Stuck in the shelter,
with nowhere to run.

(Refrain)




Why, oh why, did you,
come change my life.
Didn't need you, woman,
and all your damn strife.

I'm counting the days,
when I can ease my pain.
Counting the days,
when I can go home again.

(Refrain)

My apologies to Chuck Berry

Copyright 2005 © Ronald W. Hull

9/22/05


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