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(Fahey/Detroit/Feldman) 4:16

[the things i said about you]
[maybe we could work it out someday]

things were going pretty well 'till i died
on that summer afternoon
when you broke down before my eyes
well i got a streak of meanness
a clumsy way of speaking
and i don't know where i get it from
it must run in my family

do i have to go down on my knees?
this is my 16th apology to you
with friends like me who needs enemies

i got a river inside the size of my rage
which is really something else
when you think of my tender age
well i got a way about me
but it's hard for me to see it
and i don't know when i'm in the wrong
why am i so hard to please?

this is my 16th apology to you
do i have to go down on my knees for you
with friends like me who needs enemies

the things i said about you
were all said yesterday
i didn't mean to hurt you
maybe we could work it out someday

well i got a streak of meanness
a clumsy way of speaking
and i don't know when i'm in the wrong
why am i so hard to please?

do i have to go down on my knees?
this is my 16th apology to you
with friends like me who needs enemies

[didn't your mother ever tell you]
[to err is human, to forgive is divine]
[oh well, i'll see you in the next life]



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