Flightless Bird, American Mouth

Album: The Shepherd's Dog (2007)
  • [Verse 1]
    I was a quick wet boy
    Diving too deep for coins
    All of your street light eyes
    Wide on my plastic toys
    Then when the cops closed the fair
    I cut my long baby hair
    Stole me a dog-eared map
    And called for you everywhere

    Have I found you? Flightless bird
    Jealous, weeping
    Or lost you? American mouth
    Big pill looming

    [Verse 2]
    Now I'm a fat house cat
    Nursing my sore blunt tongue
    Watching the warm poison rats
    Curl through the wide fence cracks
    Pissin' on magazine photos
    Those fishin' lures thrown in the cold and clean
    Blood of Christ mountain stream

    Have I found you? Flightless bird
    Grounded, bleeding
    Or lost you? American mouth
    Big pill, stuck going down


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