You could have rubbed me out and filled in the blanks
You're the one that wants to be the one to thank
But my body up and left me while I was waiting to be filled in

I'm someone else,
I'm not myself, I'm someone else,
I'm not myself, I'm someone else,
I haven't been seen so I'm not myself

A lightbulb went off in my head
Suddenly I'm none of the things you said
Did my body up and leave me?
Or did somebody finally fill me?

I still feel like a fake
I still have to lie
I still [feel] like a fake
Like I could disappear before your eyes

You could have rubbed me out (x4)

The muscle in your handshake
Puts the punchline to your jokes
But your voice don't fill your throat
And I won't fall to pieces like you think

You can't cure me
Or write me off with a wink
Can't even catch me
But I've been drawn in disappearing ink

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    General CommentThis sounds to me like somebody who has changed themselves for either a girl, or a guy and doesn't remember who he was before this relationship. He's used to changing and being somebody he isnt.
    Heatmiser is great; I'm not quite sure why nobody else has posted here! I have to admit, I had never heard of them until I heard of Elliott Smith.
    LuckCharmon January 23, 2005   Link

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