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She told me not to step on the cracks
I told her not to fuss and relax
Pretty little face stopped me in my tracks
But now she sleeps with one eye open
That's the price she'll pay

I took a knife and cut out her eye
I took it home and watched it wither and die
Well, she's lucky that I didn't slip her a smile
That's why she sleeps with one eye open
That's the price she'll pay

I said, hey, girl with one eye
Get your filthy fingers out of my pie
I said, hey, girl with one eye
I'll cut your little heart out cause you made me cry

I slipped my hand under her skirt
I said don't worry, it's not gonna hurt
Oh, my reputation's kinda clouded with dirt
That's why you sleep with one eye open
But that's the price you pay

I said, hey, girl with one eye
Get your filthy fingers out of my pie
I said, hey, girl with one eye
I'll cut your little heart out cause you made me cry

You made me cry
You made me cry
You made me cry

I said, hey, girl with one eye
Get your filthy fingers out of my pie
I said, girl with one eye
Get your filthy fingers out my pie

I said, hey, girl with one eye
Get your filthy fingers out of my pie
I said, hey, girl with one eye
I'll cut your little heart out cause you made me cry



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    UnregisteredAug 23, 2012 at 2:28 am
    Sleeping with one eye open means theres an obvious lack of trust from the girl and she is being a snoopy snoop with her fingers in his pievacy
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    UnregisteredAug 18, 2012 at 10:26 am
    I think this is just a sing about florence and she had a lover. Then the gwoe came and took him. Flo wants revenge and gives it to her. But what i cant get my head round is that what if flo was the 'bad guy' and was just a jealous girl that wanted a guy for herself. Or maybe we are all wrong. I mean it could be over a pie for gods sake!
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    UnregisteredAug 13, 2012 at 7:01 pm
    Almost seems like the gwoe molested the singer and now the singer is getting back at her by cutting out her eye. "an eye for an eye", and also doing the same thing to gwoe that she did to the singer as revenge and "giving her her own medicine" so to speak
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    UnregisteredAug 4, 2012 at 10:55 pm
    G. W. O. E tells singer not to step on the cracks (bring up the bad stuff thats going on, not to meddle wats going on behind her back) and the singer finds out and cut out her eye (revenge as in an eye for an eye) now the g. W. O. E is paranoid on what the singer will do to her. I think the g. W. O. E cheated on her. "get your filthy fingers (filthy cause she slept with somone else) outta my pie (his life)". And i think he raped her as revenge so she would be scared of him.
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    UnregisteredAug 4, 2012 at 12:31 am
    I think he might be a wack job who raped a little girl becuase of "i slipped my hand under her skirt i said don't worry, it's not gonna hurt" and "pretty little face" and by "cutting out her eye" he means he made her paranoid and not being able to see clearly because of her fear. Though i dont know what pie has to do wit that :/

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