Don't Let Daddy Kiss Me

Album: Bastards (1993)
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  • Little girl sleeping in dreams of peace
    Mommy's been gone a long time
    Daddy comes home and she still sleeps
    Waiting for the world's worst crime

    And he comes up the stairs like he always does
    And he never turns on the light
    And she's wide awake, scared to death
    She smells his lust and she smells his sweat

    Curled in a ball, she holds her breath
    Praying to a God that she's never met
    Don't let Daddy kiss me, don't let Daddy kiss me
    Goodnight

    Little girl lies by her Daddy's side
    And she listens to him breathe
    She knows there's something awful wrong
    That she's far too young to see

    And she knows she can't tell anyone
    She's so full of guilt and shame
    And if she tells she'll be all alone
    They'd steal her Daddy and they'd steal her home

    And it's not so bad when Daddy leaves her alone
    Praying to her God with his heart of stone
    Don't let Daddy kiss me, don't let Daddy kiss me
    Goodnight

    Why
    Tell me why
    The worst crime
    In the world

    And Daddy lies by his daughter's side
    And he sleeps both deep and well
    No nightmares come to him tonight
    Though his daughter lives in hell

    For his seed is sown where it should not be
    And the beast in his mind don't care
    And the only sounds are tears that fall
    Little girl turns her face to the wall

    She knows that no-one hears her call
    But it seems that God hears nothing at all
    Don't let Daddy kiss me, don't let Daddy kiss me
    Don't let Daddy kiss me
    Goodnight Writer/s: IAN FRASER KILMISTER
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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  • Dan Gillespy from Courtenay BcA very serious song about a very serious issue in life.
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