The Same Situation

Album: Court And Spark (1974)
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  • Again and again the same situation
    For so many years
    Tethered to a ringing telephone
    In a room full to mirrors
    A pretty girl in your bathroom
    Checking out her sex appeal
    I asked myself when you said you loved me
    "Do you think this can be real?"

    Still, I sent up my prayer
    Wondering where it had to go
    With heaven full of astronauts
    And the Lord on death row
    While the millions of his lost and lonely ones
    Call out and glamour to be found
    Caught in their struggle for higher positions
    And their search for love that sticks around

    You've had lots of lovely women
    Now you turn your gaze to me
    Weighing the beauty and the imperfection
    To see if I'm worthy
    Like the church
    Like a cop
    Like a mother
    You want me to be truthful
    Sometimes you turn it on me like a weapon though
    And I need your approval

    Still, I sent up my prayer
    Wondering who was there to hear
    I said "Send me somebody
    Who's strong, and somewhat sincere"
    With the millions of the lost and lonely ones
    I called out to be released
    Caught in my struggle for higher achievements
    And my search for love
    That don't seem to ceaseWriter/s: JONI MITCHELL
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Crazy Crow Music / Siquomb Music Publishing
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  • Les from SfA sad profound song about the emptiness of a loser guy.
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