Intro: D

Verse:
D                           G
I don't wanna drive a fancy car today
              Bm        A       Gm7
I don't wanna ride in a red corvette
D                    G
I don't wanna jog my Saturday away
      Bm          A       Gm7
But I don't wanna go home yet
D                       G
Today is not the day to jump out of a plane
              Bm          A        Gm7
I don't wanna parasail or play roulette 
D                            G
I don't wanna risk it all or go insane
      Bm          A       Gm7     
But I don't wanna go home yet

Chorus:
               G         D
I just want to watch the birds go by
        Gm6                        Bm    Bm7
From my handy foldable blue canvas throne
        G          D
I wanna watch them fly and fly
    Gm6                       Bm     Bm7
And see them soar up into the unknown
        G                               Gm                           D
But I'd feel just like a nerd, watching birds, watching me here all alone

Verse:
D                            G
I don't wanna break dance or learn tai Kwon do
              Bm                A        Gm7
I don't wanna fish till all the fish are gone 
D                          G
I don't wanna roller skate even if it's slow
              Bm          A      Gm7
I don't wanna pass out in a marathon
D                    G
I don't like soccer, baseball track or field
        Bm       A        Gm7
I'm not up for a match of polo
D                     G
I don't wanna seek or try to stay concealed 
         Bm        A         Gm7    
I'm also not up for... water polo

Chorus:
             G         D
I just wanna watch the birds up there
          Gm6                          Bm  Bm7
Track the migratory patterns that they flow
        G          D
I wanna watch them from my chair
        Gm6                         Bm   Bm7
With my binoculars, my latte and my phone
   G                         Gm                         D
Trying to spot a lark in the park parked in nature all alone

Bridge:
A                                 G
Alone here with the doves and the sparrows and the ospreys
    Bm                     G
The owlets, the eagles and my list
          A                     G
It's just me and Mr. Finch, the robins, the kingfishers
    Bm                                 A
The snipes, though I heard they don't exist
G                          D
Each little species in its little way can teach me
     D7                        G9
What awaits you if you can get away

Chorus:
        G                  D
I wanna watch the birds do what they will
Gm6                           Bm   Bm7
Sorry if I'm ornithologically prone
        G                                  D
I wanna watch from somewhere undisturbing, quiet, calm and still
Gm6                              Bm   Bm7
Sit right here and gaze at the unknown 

Finale:
G                                             A
I don't wanna fly in the sky, I just wanna be alone.
A

                D    
I just wanna be alone
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