Shattered Image

Album: All I Can Do (1976)
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  • (Dolly Parton)

    I used to sit for hours as a kid
    Dangle my feet from an old flat bridge,
    Seein' myself in the water below
    Shatter my image with the stones I'd throw

    I recall a vacant old shack
    Down by the edge of the tobaccer patch
    A child's reflection in a dirty window
    Shatter my image with the stones I'd throw

    A long time gone and a long time ago
    When I shattered my image with the stones I'd throw
    The world is cruel and people are cold
    They shatter my image with the stones they throw
    Shatter my image with the stones they throw

    I'm far from perfect, but I ain't all bad;
    It hurts me more than it makes me mad
    You gather your stones by stoopin' so low
    Then shatter my image with the stones you throw

    If you live in a glass house, don't throw stones
    Don't shatter my image 'til you look at your own
    Look at your reflection in your house of glass
    Don't open my closet if your own's full of trash
    Stay out of my closet if your own's full of trash

    A long time gone and a long time ago
    When I shattered my image with the stones I'd throw
    The world is cruel and people are cold
    They shatter my image with the stones they throw
    Shatter my image with the stones they throw

    A long time gone and a long time ago
    When I shattered my image with the stones I'd throw
    The world is cruel and people are cold
    They shatter my image with the stones they throw
    Shatter my image with the stones they throw

    Shatter my image with the stones you throw,
    Don't shatter my image with the stones you throw
    Shatter my image with the stones you throw,
    Shatter my image with the stones you throw,
    Shatter my image with the stones you throw,
    You shatter my image with the stones you throw
    Shatter my image with the stones you throw,
    You shatter my image with the stones you throw
    Shatter my image with the stones you throw,
    You shatter my image with the stones you throw
    Shatter my image with the stones you throw,
    You shatter my image with the stones you throw


    Writer/s: DOLLY PARTON
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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