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Alone in a barroom a young girl is sitting
And smiling at nothing at all
And she stares now and then at the eyes of the men
In the mirror that hangs on the wall

She's waiting for someone and knowing there's no one
Who cares if she comes or she goes
Just a soul in the shadows the world never sees
She's somebody nobody knows

Chorus:
Someone no one's ever known
Crying where no one can hear
Somebody's dying alone
In a city where nobody cares

Down in the gutter an old man has fallen
Like somebody the world threw away
And the late crowd was leaving, and nobody even
Took the time to look down where he lay

The old man was crying and helplessly trying
To wipe off the stain from his clothes
Just a soul in the shadows that life left behind
He's somebody nobody knows

Chorus:
Someone no one's ever known
Crying where no one can hear
Somebody's dying alone
In a city where nobody cares



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