You're in my house, you're in my clothes
No one knows (knows)
You're in my head like a dumb song
It just goes (goes)
You're on my face, you're on my lips
And it shows (shows)
I should be happy and I am

I want you close to me

You're like a simile, like totally
You're like a metaphor for something else
You're like the ocean floor, vast and cool
You're like a swimming pool
But not as blue, and I fell in
So take my hand, swim around
Kiss me hard, until I drown

I wanna be your shirt
I can hug you while you work
I wanna be your wife
You can beat me every night

Our new life
A book to write
Every page is blank
I am sick
Sick of this
Every page is blank
Every page is blank

I wanna be your shirt
I can hug you while you work
I wanna be your shrink
I'll get paid to watch you think


Lyrics submitted by emoJustin

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    General Commentthis is one of my all time favorite jawbreaker songs, this proves blake's lyrical genius more and more.
    kris xxxon May 10, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentit gives me chills, you as well?
    kris xxxon May 10, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentanyone know where i can get this song?
    JoshLikesEmoon June 07, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyeah, where can i get this song?
    JoshLikesEmoon June 19, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song! It took me forever to find but I finally downloaded using WinMX. Go me.
    whoring.for.loveon July 20, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song is on Jawbreaker Live 4/30/96. Also you can go to
    fifteenpaintcans.org/…
    to download like 6 live Jawbreaker shows. Shirt is on one of those shows, also.

    emoJustinon July 21, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI always thought the line was "You're like the ocean floor, fast and cool. And I'm a swimming pool."?
    impacton August 21, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti think it is. i was trying hard not to make mistakes when i did these lyrics, the bootleg was poor quality
    emoJustinon August 28, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentget it on the Dear You re-release out now on Blackball records. :)
    great song.
    deep_and_downon April 12, 2004   Link
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    General CommentOh man, lyrics are a bit off. For starters, it's

    You're like a swimming pool,
    Hypnotic blue, and I fell in...

    what a sweet line.

    I second deep and down, Get the re-release of Dear You.
    mayinevergodeafon November 08, 2004   Link

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