Melancholy Revisited

Here’s a song using last week’s Awesome Adjective. Listen to the song and fill in the blanks with the words you hear. When you’re finished listening, click on “Continue reading” to see the answers:

Melancholy Man

by the Moody Blues

I’m a melancholy man, that’s what I am,
All the world surrounds me, and my ____1____ are on the ground.
I’m a very ____2____ man, doing what I can,
All the world astounds me and I think I understand
That we’re going to keep growing, wait and see.

When all the ____3____ are falling down
Into the sea and on the ground,
And angry voices carry on the wind,
A beam of light will fill your ____4____
And you’ll remember what’s been said
By all the good men this world’s ever known.

Another man is what you’ll see,
Who looks like you and looks like ____5____,
And yet somehow he will not feel the same,
His life caught up in misery, he doesn’t ____6____ like you and me,
‘Cause he can’t see what you and I can see.

1.   feet

2.  lonely

3.   stars

4.   head

5.   me

6.   think



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