It's a little bit   this feeling inside
I'm not one of those who can   hide
I don't have much money but boy if I  
I'd buy a big house where we   could live

If I was a   , but then again, no
Or a man who makes potions in a   show
I know it's not   but it's the best I can do
My   is my song and this one's for you

And you can tell everybody this is your  
It may be quite simple but now that it's done
I hope you don't  
I hope you don't mind that I put   in words
How wonderful life is while you're in the  

I sat on the   and kicked off the  
Well a few of the   well
they've got me quite  
But the sun's been quite  
while I   this song
It's for people like you that keep it   on

So excuse me   but these things I do
You see I've forgotten
if they're green or they're  
Anyway the thing is what I really  
Yours are the   eyes I've ever seen


Taupin wrote the song's lyrics after breakfast one morning on the roof of 20 Denmark Street, London, where John worked for a music publishing firm as an office boy, hence the line "I sat on the roof and kicked off the moss".

The lyrics express the romantic thoughts of an innocent person.


can tell

to distinguish; to see (a difference); to know or decide
Can you tell the difference between them?
I can’t tell one from the other


A very small, green or yellow plant that grows especially in wet earth or on rocks, walls, and tree trunks:
If you learn the trick that moss grows on the north side of trees, rocks and buildings then it may help you sometimes