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Perfumed and smokey S
He swears that she knows me
She's falling down drunk again
I say she's mistaken
She's visibly shaken
Emotions all drowned in gin

She said I used to be beautiful
Now it's all gone
I let my dreams slip away from me
That's where it went wrong

Go be young, go be free
Follow your heart where it leads you
Don't end up like me

The Indian in the guardhouse
Used to spin me yarns
Stories of canyons and boston in winter
And losing his family's farms

He said I've outlived my three sons,
They died in three wars
I laughed and I cried
While they lived and they died
I know that they deserve more



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    ChrisFishA-CrossRiffAug 5, 2008 at 3:21 pm
    This is probably my favorite Edwin McCain song. It just says to live your live and don't waste yourself away with alcohol or miss out other opportunities because of a few tragedies. Brilliantly arranged, sang, and written!

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