How much does it cost to live?
How much for a glass of water?
How much for a loaf of bread?
How much would it cost for a piece of clothing,
to protect my helpless skin?
How much for some shelter?
How much does it cost to breathe the air I breathe?

How much does it cost to live?
How much for a family to love?
How much for some friends?
How much for trust and comfort?
How about respect?
How much must I pay for simple jow and peace?

How much does it cost to live?
How much does it cost to think the thoughts I do?
How much does it cost to walk upon the grassy earth?
How much to rest my tired eyes?
How much must I pay for knowledge?

Nothing in life is free,
yet most people cannot afford to the price
The only think in life that is free is death,
but it makes others pay a hefty price

How much does it cost to live?
How much would it cost to die?