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I took the Polaroid down in my room
I'm pretty sure you have a new girlfriend
It's not as if I don't like you
It just makes me sad whenever I see it
'cause I like to be gone most of the time
And you like to be home most of the time
If I stay in one place I lose my mind
I'm a pretty impossible lady to be with

Joey never met a bike that he didn't wanna ride
And I never met a Toby that I didn't like
Scotty liked all of the books that I recommended
Even if he didn't I wouldn't be offended

I had a dream that I had to drive to Madison
To deliver a painting for some silly reason
I took a wrong turn and ended up in Michigan
Paul Baribeau took me to the giant tire swing
Gave me a push and he started singing
I sang along while I was swinging
The sound of our voices made us forget everything
That had ever hurt our feelings

Joey never met a bike that he didn't wanna ride
And I never met a Toby that I didn't like
Scotty liked all of the books that I recommended
Even if he didn't I wouldn't be offended
'Ђ¦wouldn't be offended


Now I'm home for less than twenty-four hours
That's hardly time to take a shower
Hug my family and take your picture off the wall
Check my email write a song and make a few phone calls
Before it's time to leave again
I've got one hand on the steering wheel
One waving out the window
If I'm a spinster for the rest of my life
My arms will keep me warm on cold and lonely nights

Joey never met a bike that he didn't wanna ride
And I never met a Toby that I didn't like
Scotty liked all of the books that I recommended
Even if he didn't I wouldn't be offended.



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    UnregisteredAug 10, 2012 at 8:31 pm
    To be honest, it seems like a cutesy song meant for nothing besides being a ritzy tune. I could be totally off, but i can't think of anything.
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    UnregisteredJul 2, 2012 at 10:11 am
    I think it's just about how she still likes whoever is in that polaroid with her but she's moving on explaining the stuff she's seeing and going/gone through.
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    UnregisteredFeb 10, 2012 at 2:44 am
    I think tire swing is about how the lady has gone through a lot of guys, and how she can't really stay in one place for too long.
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    UnregisteredJan 27, 2012 at 5:25 am
    People have their differences and sometimes you have to escape to a dream world to get away from what is reality.. Even if after all of your years as a single, you still dont find anyone, you should be content with yourself and the life youve lived.. Maybe :b
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    UnregisteredDec 2, 2011 at 9:15 pm
    Missing someone who you used to be so close with and then looking at a photo and everything just comes back.

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