Weary and wonderful tonight
(Every year in the last week of August,
members of the sports club Brosteinskameratene
(cobble stone comrades) run all the distances from 100 to
It's late in the evening, I'm in a Chinese cafe
with friends all around me, I'm weary, my face is grey.
A waiter asks me: Do you feel alright?
Then I say, Mister, I feel wonderful tonight.
I've come from a stadium where everyone turned to see
this beautiful athlete that I happen still to be.
And then you ask me: Do I feel alright?
Well, I say, waiter, I feel wonderful tonight.
I feel wonderful, because I see
right there before my eyes,
with a glass of beer and a happy smile
all the other crazy guys
exhausted like me.
It's time to go home now and I have an achin' head.
I get on my old bike and head for my wife and bed.
And when she asks me: Do you feel alright?
% Then I say, darling, I feel wonderful tonight.%