I was wise, went downwind
I hid all the evidence
but then I saw you walking slowly down the stairs with your friends
soon the dogs caught the smell and the detective found prints
so I kicked, and I fought
did all I could just to resist
my dirty face on the ground a heavy knee in my back
and I’m heading downtown with handcuffs tight around my wrists

I was home free, and headed south
I’d buy an island and relax
now I’m, locked up, and staring out
through metal bars at what I had
it was airplanes and dirty vans
and a confession to fog the air
now your, hooked up with an old friend
all I have this paper a pen and all these
really good reasons to swear

I’d erase, start again
I see it clearly inside my head
It would have worked under a different set of circumstances
but my life’s not a movie, I can never again
live a day, in the past
When we walked nowhere are 4 am
I let my hand hang beside me hoping you’d get the hint
But you didn’t that night and now you’re so happy with him

I’m holding onto this spoon
And I’m scratching at the cement
When the guard’s not paying attention
I will tunnel through dirt and rock and under barbed wire fence
And I will find my freedom
In the sunlight, my freedom


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