The Couple Across The Way

Album: Skinty Fia (2022)
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  • Babe, it feels like it's all happened
    Twenty-three years of the same
    And I'm sorry 'bout this morning
    For the damage I will pay

    All the mirrors face the walls and
    I wake just to long for bed
    Love what's got you so down low?
    The saddest tongue is in your head

    I forget the thrill of lies
    The truth escaping through the eyes, now
    You use voices on the phone
    That once were spent on me

    The world has changed beyond our doorstep
    People talk and dress so strange
    I don't know a neighbour's name
    And all of life is rearranged

    Nice to know that you're still caring
    Well enough to raise your voice
    But if we must bring up the past then
    Please don't speak to me of choice

    Across the way moved in a pair
    With passion in its prime
    Maybe they look through to us
    And hope that's them in time

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