Wallet

Album: Far (2009)
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  • I found a wallet
    I found a wallet
    Inside were pictures of your small family
    You were so young
    Your hair dark brown
    You had been born in nineteen fifty-three

    Your winter birthday
    Was stamped on the plastic
    Of a license so recently expired
    I was so tired
    As I walked through my door
    I laid all the contents of your wallet on the floor

    And like a holy relic
    Or a mystery novel
    I thumbed them in the dim light
    Searching for a clue
    A blockbuster card
    An old stick of juicy fruit
    A crumpled receipt
    From a pair of leather boots

    I have no wallet
    I have no wallet
    I keep my cards together with a blue rubber band
    And with a free hand
    I search in my pockets
    For pieces of, pieces of paper and change

    I'll take your wallet
    To my local blockbuster
    They'll find your number
    In their computer
    You'll never know me
    I'll never know you
    But you'll be so happy
    When they call you up Writer/s: REGINA SPEKTOR
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Cj from Oak Creek, WiI literally lol'd at Regina prospects of the future children. Entertainment sockets. What's fruit? Regina, you're too adorable. :)
  • Kimmie from Dallas, GaI was so glad to see this song make the cut for her new cd. The quality is infinitely better than the original (cell phone recorded) version I have.
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