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Okkervil River – Get Big lyrics

Once we get to the end of this song,
Then it will begin again.

So you said,
In our bed.
I was watching light ship
Through blinds to find your skin.

So take your medicine
And I won't ask where you've been.
Live your lost weekend.
I know you've wanted it.
Get big, little kid.

And I can't say why each day
Doesn't quite fit the space
We saved for it.
But if that space now demands
That you throw up both your hands,
That you call it quits...

Take your midnight trip
I know you've dreamed of it.
Walk your sunset strip,
Because I think you've needed it
To get big, little kid.

But just remember that our love
Only got this good
Because of those younger days
That'd you like to outstrip.
So drink your cup down
To the dregs and leave
That club shaking legs
With another guy,
But just remember: I'm not him.

Take your medicine and I won't ask
Where you've been.
Live your lost weekend,
Because I know you've wanted it
To get big, little kid.

And once we get to the end of this song,
Then another will begin.

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