if i had a hammer

Pete Seeger wrote that famous song in 1949….about how if he JUST  had a hammer , he could hammer out justice…freedom…and love……hell, i heard that song when i was young….i knew we were poor but even WE  had a hammer…..in the hall closet…you can buy a hammer at any hardware store in america,,,,. jesus pete…!!, i reckon you didn’t really want a hammer, you just wanted to sing some about how great you could be, if only….!…you coulda come by our house and borrowed our hammer…….you was just talkin big….you wasn’t jack…i hammered stuff…..i didn’t fix any love or justice  that i know of. they sell them at all kinds of stores, pete…come on man.,.get real…