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It's not supposed to be that way you're supposed to know I love you
But it don't matter anyway if I can't be there to control you
Like the other little children you're gonna dream a dream or two
But be careful what you're dreamin' or soon your dreams'll be dreamin' you
It's not supposed to be that way you're supposed to know I love you
But it don't matter anyway if I can't be there to console you
When you go out to play this evenin' play with fire flies till they're gone
Then you rush to meet your lover and play with real fire till the dawn
But it's not supposed to be that way you're supposed to know I love you
But it don't matter anyway if I can't be there to console you
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When you go out to play this evenin'...



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  • U
    UnregisteredOct 6, 2011 at 8:54 pm
    That's what I am trying to find out from someone who knows, like Willie himself. Is it about a child or a lost lover? Who knows. Have had a discussion with my sis about it and we both have a different idea about it.

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