you were just swinging like a dime
posing with no reason and no rhyme
did you help me find the long way home?
sing me songs that I did not know?
Id been waking up for quite some time
workers breaking pavement outside
then one day at the bus stop getting high
all legs and all hair dye

this is where I realize
my trouble comes with bluest eyes
now when I walk in the room you know its all I can do
to stare at the floor and not to look at you
what do you think I am leaning on the wall?
what do you think I am, or do you think at all?

this is where I realize
my trouble comes with bluest eyes
now when I walk in the room you know its all I can do
to stare at the floor and not to look at you
I flavor to taste because taste is free
there are so few things between the rent and me

you were standing outside of the lines
you were just swinging like a dime
you were something of a charity
and I wanted you to give some to me
but what do you think I am, the smoke in your clothes?
what do you think I am, or do you think at all?


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    General Commenti think its about someone become something their not in a relationship, or they could of done better, though it seems like to them they tried their hardest together, but in their fallout proves to be the hardest way actually. maybe everything could of changed if he didn't have so many things in between the rent he could of paid to be with her, and so they could be together. but now, this changed, and nothing really stands in their way anymore, "there are so few things between the rent and me". he's there to stay with her, and he is not smoke that fades into her clothes, and just vanishes. he knows he could of done better to keep it together, but she knows how much trouble shes caused him, both of them know. i don't think he cares though, i think he wants it all. he just wants her to know it and realize it, "who do you think i am"
    juxtaposedhalfon June 06, 2007   Link

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