"Shiny Things" as written by and Tom Waits Kathleen Brennan....
The things a crow puts in his nest
They are always things he finds that shine best
Somehow they'll find a shiny dime, a silver twine
From a Valentine
The crows all bring them shiny things

Leave me alone you big ol' Moon
The light you cast is just a liar
You're like the crows, 'cos if it glows
You're dressed to go, you guessed I know
You'll always cling to shiny things

We'll, I'm not dancing here tonight
But things are bound to turn around
Though the only I want that shines is to be king
Here in your eyes
To be your only shiny thing


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    General CommentAll that glitters ain't gold! Anything will shine under the moon, but he doesn't want material things, he just wants his woman to love him. Awh :)
    elle91on January 10, 2009   Link

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