Cold, Cold Earth

Album: The Hardest Part (2000)
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  • The night was hot and steamy
    And crickets played their tune
    Everyone was sleeping
    Under an August moon

    Except one man that sat awake
    Slowly going mad
    Regretting that he'd thrown away
    The only love he had

    A slave to the bottle
    He'd driven his family to leave
    A wife and two daughters
    He treated so terribly

    Drunk with grief and loneliness
    He wasn't thinking straight
    He knew he couldn't live unless
    They pardoned his mistakes

    He went into the city
    To try to make amends
    Asked his love for pity
    But she would not give in

    Overwhelmed with sadness
    He reached for his gun
    And took her life along with his
    Before the morning sun

    Now they are lying
    In the cold, cold earth
    Such a sad, sad story
    Such a sad, sad world Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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