Watching Birds

Album: The Beachcomber's Windowsill (2010)
  • Oh well her eyes they hypnotized
    Like a pair of headlights
    And I remember how she crashed
    Headlong into my life
    So I said now close those eyes
    Stick a pin into this map
    And then she said now look around
    Because there'll be no looking back

    Oh but I've been looking since that day
    Since the day we parted
    But you don't find happiness
    When you're searching for it
    And I might have realized
    I was wasting precious time
    But I never had the chance
    To change the batteries in my watch

    Oh and it's a Monday night in June
    And I should be sleeping
    But it's so damn warm inside
    I'm in the garden dreaming
    And I've got one chair for myself
    And another for my feet
    But I still don't feel complete

    Well she calls me every day
    Just to touch base with me
    And the birds upon the wire
    They feel the electricity
    And I watch them as they fly
    And she lifts me up with them
    Until I fall for her again

    Oh and I've been working since that day
    Since the day I left her
    I'm making money watching birds
    But I don't feel no richer
    And I should have realized
    I was wasting precious time
    But I never had the chance
    To change the batteries in my watch

    Oh and it's a Monday night in June
    And I should be sleeping
    But it's so damn warm inside
    I'm in the garden dreaming
    And I've got one chair for myself
    And another for my feet
    But I still don't feel complete Writer/s: BRIAN DAVID JAMES BRIGGS
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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