I Drink

Album: Drag Queens in Limousines (1999)
  • He'd get home at 5:30
    Fix his drink, sit down in his chair
    Pick a fight with mama
    Complain about us kids getting in his hair

    At night he'd sit 'lone and smoke
    I'd see his frown behind his lighter's flame
    Now that same frown's in my mirror
    I got my daddy's blood inside my veins

    Fish swim, birds fly
    Daddies yell, mamas cry
    Old men sit and think
    I drink

    Chicken, TV, dinner
    6 minutes on defrost, 3 on high
    Beer to wash it down with then another
    A little whiskey on the side

    It's not so bad alone here
    It don't bother me that every night's the same
    I don't need another lover
    Hanging 'round, trying to make me change

    Fish swim, birds fly
    Lovers leave by and by
    Old men sit and think
    I drink

    I know what I am
    But I don't give a damn

    Fish swim, birds fly
    Daddies yell, mamas cry
    Old men sit and think
    I drink
    Writer/s: CRIT HARMON, MARY GAUTHIER
    Publisher: CRITTUNES
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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