40 Mark Strasse

Album: Port Of Morrow (2012)
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  • Is it all so very simple
    And horribly complex
    You're suffering the thimble
    And there's nothing coming next

    Your mom smokes in the kitchen
    Her voice a cutting drone
    They're creeping out, you pass the bar
    Your father's second home
    That leaves you on your own

    Nights I'd often watch you
    Float across the grounds
    Out the gate to the motorway
    What secrets have you found?

    You had to know I wanted
    Something from you then
    Too young to know just what it was
    Something more than a friend
    Is that you at the end

    Well, you play in the street at night
    You blow like a broken kite
    My girl, you're giving up the fight
    Are you gonna let these Americans
    Put another dent in your life?

    My mother says you're dirty
    They're gonna find you dead
    But have you got that final chapter
    Written in your head

    'Cause every single story
    Is a story about love
    Both the overflowing cup
    And the painful lack thereof
    You got the heart of a dove

    But you play in the street at night
    You blow just like a broken kite
    My girl, you're giving up the fight
    You'll have to lose all them childish notions
    If you're gonna let these American boys
    Put another dent in your life

    You play in the street at night
    You blow just like a broken kite
    My girl, you're giving up the fight
    You'll have to lose all them childish notions
    Are you gonna let these Americans
    Put another dent in your life? Writer/s: JAMES MERCER
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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