Love For a Child

Album: We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things (2008)
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  • There's a picture on my kitchen wall
    Looks like Jesus and his friends involved
    There's a party getting started in the yard
    There's a couple getting steamy in the car parked in the drive
    Was I too young to see this with my eyes?

    By the pool last night, apparently
    The chemicals weren't mixed properly
    You hit your head and then forgot your name
    And then you woke up at the bottom by the drain
    And now your altitude and memory's a shame

    [Chorus]
    What about taking this empty cup and filling it up
    With a little bit more of innocence
    I haven't had enough, it's probably because when you're young
    It's OK to be easily ignored
    I like to believe it was all about love for a child

    And when the house was left in shambles
    Who was there to handle all the broken bits of glass
    Was it mom who put my dad out on his ass or the other way around
    Well I'm far too old to care about that now

    [Chorus]

    It's kinda nice to work the floor since the divorce
    I've been enjoying both my Christmases and my birthday cakes
    And taking drugs and making love at far too young an age
    and they never check to see my grades
    What a fool I'd be to start complaining now

    [Chorus]

    It was all about love...

Comments: 1

  • Laurence from Sydney, AustraliaCan so relate to this song... I love it
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