Writer in the Dark

Album: Melodrama (2017)
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  • Break the news, you're walking out
    To be a good man for someone else
    Sorry, I was never good like you
    Stood on my chest and kept me down
    Hated hearing my name on the lips of a crowd
    Did my best to exist just for you

    Bet you rue the day you kissed a writer in the dark
    Bet you rue the day you kissed a writer in the dark
    Now she's gonna play and sing and lock you in her heart
    Bet you rue the day you kissed a writer in the dark

    I am my mother's child, I'll love you 'til my breathing stops
    I'll love you 'til you call the cops on me
    But in our darkest hours, I stumbled on a secret power
    I'll find a way to be without you, babe

    I still feel you, now and then
    Slow like pseudo-ephedrine
    When you see me, will you say I've changed?
    I ride the subway, read the signs
    I let the seasons change my mind
    I love it here since I've stopped needing you

    Bet you rue the day you kissed a writer in the dark
    Bet you rue the day you kissed a writer in the dark
    Now she's gonna play and sing and lock you in her heart
    Bet you rue the day you kissed a writer in the dark

    I am my mother's child, I'll love you 'til my breathing stops
    I'll love you 'til you call the cops on me
    But in our darkest hours, I stumbled on a secret power
    I'll find a way to be without you, babe

    (I am my mother's child, I'll love you 'til my breathing stops)
    (I'll love you 'til you call the cops on me)
    (But in our darkest hours, I stumbled on a secret power)
    (I'll find a way to be without you, babe) Writer/s: Ella Marija La Yelich O'connor, Jack Antonoff
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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