i got in a tussle
with a stranger on the train
his face was familiar
but i couldn't place the name
it got to be ugly
threats were made
i hope that no-one who could see
would be someone who'd know you

i had a small run-in
with a driver and his wife
you might call it road rage
but the guy outdid the light
considered nothing
i held my ground
and now that it's over
i've said that there must be
a better way

i keep it in mind
eight times out of nine
i'm wrong or i'm right
it's not worth a fight
but what's hard to define
makes it tough to decide
you don't realize
until after it has begun
whether this is the one
i probably knew better
i probably knew better

consider nothing
i held my ground
and now that it's over
i'll say that there must be
a better way

i keep it in mind
eight times out of nine
i'm wrong or i'm right
it's not worth a fight
but what's hard to abide
it's tough to decide
we don't realize
until after it has begun
whether this was the one
i probably knew better
i probably knew better
i probably knew better
i probably knew better


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    General CommentSome (long-overdue) corrections

    i got in a tussle
    with a stranger on the train
    his face was familiar
    but i couldn't place the name
    it got to be ugly
    ?? (Threats were made)
    i hope that no-one who could see
    would be someone who'd know you

    i had a small run-in
    with a driver and his wife
    you might call it road rage
    ?? (but the guy outdid the light)
    considered nothing
    i held my ground
    and now that it's over
    I've said that there must be
    a better way
    SaneManiacon March 08, 2007   Link

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