The Purple Couch
by Abel Meeropol
(aka Lewis Allan)
as set to music by Leonard Lehrman, op. 155 #1
Copyright 2002

I've never seen a psychiatrist,
A high-priced he- or she-one.
But with the fees
they get with ease,
I'd rather be than see one.

recorded on CD by The Metropolitan Philharmonic Chorus on
The Abel Meeropol Centennial Concert
Original Cast Records OC 6055
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