I can keep canaries and
cook on a camper stove
eat baked beans with a spoon
and smell of ginger beer

I can potter into town
and pick up your prescriptions
and if you're ever sad I'll pull
potatoes from your ears
potatoes from your ears

Someday when I'm older I will
Rock upon a porch with you
Rock upon a porch with you
Remembering the stupid things
we did when we were young
A hard boiled egg and soldiers in a
cafe with an ocean view
sitting silently across from you
sipping strawberry daiquiris and
twiddling our thumbs
till we grow old

I just want to quietly
collect up my cavalry
Curl up into a little ball
and plot my revenge

and it might sound stupid but
the saddest thing about growing up
is that I will never think
I'm spiderman again
I'm spiderman again

Someday when I'm older I will
Rock upon a porch with you
Rock upon a porch with you
Remembering when I was young
and I still had my own teeth
and it's sad to think that
there might still be
dreams of ours that won't come true
they probably never will come true
and we'll regret the things we didn't do
and suck on travel sweets till we grow old

Someday when I'm older I will
Rock upon a porch with you
Rock upon a porch with you
Remembering the price of Polos
and the books we used to read
'cause somehow after everything and
everyone that we've been through
I'm kind of looking forward to
rocking back and forth with you
on the front steps of our sweet retirement home


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    General CommentCutest song alive, probably. Although probably any of their songs could win that race.
    Lightbluenesson August 15, 2006   Link
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    General Commentahhh! i love this song!
    ktgotskillson February 09, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIs it "putter" instead of "potter"?
    smileforthecameraon February 19, 2007   Link
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    General Commentdespite their immense fear of death, rocking upon the porch and slowly deteriorating sounds alright to them. i love this song.
    lolofoshoshoon September 12, 2007   Link
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    General CommentEven though this sound sounds so cute and sweet it has that Boy Least Likely To sadness in it:

    and it might sound stupid but
    the saddest thing about growing up
    is that I will never think
    I'm spiderman again
    I'm spiderman again

    Childhood is over and its time to live in the real world.

    and it's sad to think that
    there might still be
    dreams of ours that won't come true
    they probably never will come true
    and we'll regret the things we didn't do

    This is a huge thing. I mean I'm only 21 and I keep thinking about all the things I had the chance to do or wanted to do but I missed the boat. It would be even harder to deal with when old age really starts to kick in.

    Godammit I really Love TBLLT
    Laffz-A-Loton November 02, 2007   Link

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