Precious Things

Album: Little Earthquakes (1992)
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  • So I ran faster
    But it caught me here
    Yes my loyalties turned
    Like my ankle
    In the seventh grade
    Running after Billy
    Running after the rain

    These precious things
    Let them bleed
    Let them wash away
    These precious things
    Let them break
    Their hold on me

    He said you're really an ugly girl
    But I like the way you play
    And I died
    But I thanked him
    Can you believe
    That sick
    Holding on to his picture
    Dressing up every day
    I want to smash the faces
    Of those beautiful boys
    Those Christian boys
    So you can make me cum
    That doesn't make you Jesus

    These precious things...

    I remember
    In my peach party dress
    No one dared
    No one cared
    To tell me
    Where the pretty girls are
    Those demigods
    With their nine-inch nails
    And a little fascist panties
    Tucked inside the heart
    Of every nice girl

    These precious things... Writer/s: TORI AMOS
    Publisher: Downtown Music Publishing
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind


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