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Maria lays in the tannin bed
And reads the tuesday news
She's down there every week at the
Same time with the same ol' blues
She reads the funny papers
And then the classifieds
And if she ain't too lseepy there's the
Weather report on the flip side
And this kansas life is a hard one
For a girl from miami
You're just staring out at the oil fields
And that's all that I can see
Her old man's in the same place
Since the company let him go
Just sippin the pabst blue ribbon and
Cussin amoco
Maria drives home
From the tannin bed
And the black clouds
Roll across the sky
She pulls into the trailer park, pops the
Trunk and calls the kids outside
Said there's a twister comin
And you haven't got a clue
I ain't going to sit here in this double
Wide and wait around for you
Cause i'm taking the microwave oven
And i'm takin the color tv
And i'm packin up the chevy
With the kids and what's left of me
This kansas life is a hard one
For a girl from miami
Just staring out at the oil fields



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