Don't let us get sick
Don't let us get old
Don't let us get stupid, all right?
Just make us be brave
And make us play nice
And let us be together tonight

Warren Zevon - Don't Let Us Get Sick lyrics meaning

Meaning

It’s a painful chorus, sung to God.

The wording suggests, beyond the direct pleas, the protagonist has been coming to grips with his own mortality and how he’s lived his life to this point.

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