In and Out  by Tim Seston

Am F                I seek the grand prize at any cost
G Am                The runner up has painfully lost
Am Dm                No one remembers who doesn’t win
Am E Am        It’s just the culture that we live in

F Am F Am        In and out and in and out
F G Am                And in and out we go.
F Am F Am        In and out and in and out
Am E Am        And in and out we go

Am F G Am        The group assembled yesterday stood friendly arm in arm
Am F G Am        All the smiles so genuine, such sweetness and such charm
F G                 Separated in different teams
F G                The atmosphere it picked up steam
Am F                That’s the moment or so it seems
Am E Am        We now were faced with harm

F Am F Am        In and out and in and out
F G Am                And in and out we go.
F Am F Am        In and out and in and out
Am E Am        And in and out we go

Am F G Am        The game we started yesterday took an unexpected turn
Am F G Am        It became a lot more serious with each rule that we learned
F G                 I used to have more empathy
F G                But that’s before they came for me
Am F                I now play more aggressively
Am E Am        So that I do not get burned

Am F                I seek the grand prize at any cost
G Am                The runner up has painfully lost
Am Dm                No one remembers who doesn’t win
Am E Am        It’s just the culture that we live in
In and Out
Time To Choose

A popular variation of the rules of playground
elimination games is to allow a person or persons
to rejoin the game once the person who got them
out is eliminated by someone else.  With many
participants, the game usually lasts indefinitely.

In and Out can be a fun way to play a game
because it is true that everyone is included; and,
make no mistake it is still designed to set up
battles between the most skilled at the game with
those less adept sitting out more of the time,
watching, and waiting for another chance.

"In and Out" was sung by the red team as they
tried to decide who would get to sleep in the tent
and who would be sleeping out under the stars
with the forecast predicting overnight showers.

The choreography was a fun "West Side Story"
inspired battle of "Rock, Paper, Scissors".

It sure was intense (get it - in tents)
Drawing by Ali Veitch