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Poison Oak, some boyhood bravery.
When the telephone was a tin can on a string.
And I fell asleep with you still talkin' to me.
You said you weren't afraid to die.

In polaroids you were dressed in women's clothes.
Were you made ashamed why'd you lock them in a drawer?

Well, I don't think that I ever loved you more...

Than when you turned away,
When you slammed the door,
When you stole the car, and drove towards Mexico,
And you wrote bad checks, just to fill your arm,
I was young enough, I still believed in war.

But let the poets cry themselves to sleep.
And all their tearful words would turn back into steam.

But Me I'm a single sound, on a serpent's tongue,
There's a muddy field, where a garden was,
And I'm glad you got away, but I'm still stuck out here,
My clothes are soaking wet, from your brother's tears.

And I never thought this life was possible.
You're the yellow bird that I've been waiting for.

The end of paralysis, I was a statuette,
Now I'm drunk as hell, on a piano bench,
And when I press the keys, it all gets reversed,
The sound of loneliness, makes me happier.



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    UnregisteredAug 7, 2012 at 2:33 pm
    The idea of me n o t being part of 'd i s' i s killing me unle5$ you hire. D by a person important ofcourse than there won't bn3 no typact10ns catch my drift 'g' :)
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    UnregisteredAug 7, 2012 at 2:14 pm
    Cause my w i f e n o t enough foir me my husband n o t enough foir me 1 l1ke 'd i s' :)
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    UnregisteredAug 7, 2012 at 12:35 pm
    Cause when things actually change what's in it foir me? Why not wait a n d see :) you rea. D!? ?
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    UnregisteredAug 7, 2012 at 10:21 am
    E n hoe kwam een man zoals u. G. E. E. R. T. H die foto's tegen? Hoe liep u deze foto's tegen het lijf?
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    UnregisteredAug 7, 2012 at 10:02 am
    E n hoe kwam een man zoals u die foto's tegen? E n vooral hoe vaak heeft u ernaar gekeken gewoon een paar vragen want er schijnt iets te ontstaan als ik zeg foto's en rode broek :)
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