House Of Cards

Album: Stones in the Road (1994)
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  • I grew up in a house like this
    You knew the groan of every stair
    All the walls seemed to listen in
    All the years seemed to take up air
    And when you dreamed, it was of the wind blowing cold and hard
    And in those dreams you thought you lived in a house of cards

    And I grew up in a town like this
    You knew the names of every street
    On the surface it looked so safe
    But it was perilous underneath
    That's the place where you shoved your doubts
    And hid your ugly scars
    God forbid if word got out
    About your house of cards

    And now I feel the wind about to blow
    Baby, I'm so scared
    We're repeating the past instead of letting it go
    And I don't want to go back there

    Now we're standing here face to face
    Afraid to move or else
    I want to prop up this fragile place
    But I can't do it all by myself
    'Cause when we dream, it's of the wind blowing cold and hard
    And when we wake up, we still live in a house of cards
    When we dream, it's of the wind blowing cold and hard
    And when we wake up, we still live in a house of cards Writer/s: MARY CARPENTER
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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