She's A Jar

Album: Summerteeth (1999)
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  • She's a jar
    With a heavy lid
    My pop quiz kid
    A sleepy kisser
    A pretty war
    With feelings hid
    She begs me not to miss her

    She says forever
    To light a fuse
    We could use
    A hand full of wheel
    And a day off
    And a bruised road
    However you might feel
    Tonight is real

    When I forget how to talk, I sing
    won't you please
    Bring that flash to shine
    And turn my eyes red
    Unless they close
    When you click
    And my face gets sick
    Stuck
    Like a question unposed

    Just climb aboard
    The tracks of a trains arm
    In my fragile family tree
    And watch me floating inches above
    The people under me

    Please beware the quiet front yard
    I warned you
    Before there were water skies
    I warned you not to drive
    Dry your eyes, you poor devil

    Are there really ones like these?
    The ones I dream
    Float like leaves
    And freeze to spread skeleton wings
    I passed through before I knew you

    I believe it's just because
    Daddy's payday is not enough
    Oh, I believe it's all because
    Daddy's payday is not enough

    Just climb aboard
    The tracks of a trains arm
    In my fragile family tree
    And watch me floating inches above
    The people under me

    She's a jar
    With a heavy lid
    My pop quiz kid
    A sleepy kisser
    A pretty war
    With feelings hid
    You know she begs me not to hit her Writer/s: JAY BENNETT, JEFF TWEEDY
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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