Secondhand Smoke

Album: The First Time (2015)
  • Sometimes you could hear a pin drop
    Or the ticking of the clock
    Between the surface conversation,
    No matter what they were saying
    They never talked, hm

    Sometimes I would hear 'em screaming,
    When they thought that I was sleeping
    They'd just fight about whatever,
    I don't know if they ever had a reason

    Am I the product of a problem that I couldn't change?
    Got his eyes, got her hair
    So do I get their mistakes?

    I know that you can't walk across a bridge that's already burned, so
    What am I supposed to do, I can't help that they chose
    To breathe it in, but I don't wanna choke
    On that secondhand smoke

    Sometimes I hear myself saying
    Hand-me-down words
    It's so easy to forget
    That he ain't him and I ain't her

    And when I think the fighting has to end in a goodbye,
    I wanna prove me wrong, but I'm scared I'll prove me right, 'cause

    I know that you can't walk across a bridge that's already burned, so
    What am I supposed to do, I can't help that they chose
    To breathe it in, but I don't wanna choke
    On that secondhand smoke

    Oh, no

    Will I be better, find forever, be the one to shake the habit,
    Break away from broken things, and rise above the ashes?

    I know that you can't walk across a bridge that's already burned, so
    What am I supposed to do, I can't help that they chose
    To breathe it in, but I don't wanna choke
    No, I ain't gonna choke
    On that secondhand smoke

    Oh Writer/s: Kelsea Ballerini, Josh Kerr, Jordyn Shellhart
    Publisher: Spirit Music Group, AUDIAM, INC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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