Let the stove get hot, we need heat
To hard all the house with our teeth
But I can't make dinner properly,

You are a girl with a cock
I am a boy who can't talk
Warm me enough, a bit, sue
To grind all the milk out of you

We share the kitchen table
And vomit newspaper
Back and forth, back and forth
Back and forth, back and forth

But I can talk to you, I'd like to lay with you
Divorce lawyers, I shaved my head
She shaved her head
We are new
And standing near the window
She pulls her pants down a little
And says, 'Do you see where I used to be a boy?'
Do you see where I used to be a boy?
I said 'I've had in my mouth, I swallowed the evidence down'
And the children wandered around, there standing, the stomach to growl

She says this is all I have in my hands
She says I want to forget who I am
I want to fuck and forget who I am

And so we swallow faucets and spit hot water
Between our lips, like what would we say instead
And we gather our hair, like bark from backyards where
We force the fire to spread, with sawdust carved from our heads

Where did you put my autobiography?
Where did you put all the wood for the winter?
And where did you thrust all the oil we kept up?
And how do we get warm?
How do we get warm?
How do we stay warm?
How do we stay warm?


Lyrics submitted by bunnymitford, edited by OnlineWalker

1990 Was a Long Year& We Are All Out of Hot Water song meanings
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    General CommentThis album is tragically underrated; this song is fucking amazing. I haven't heard anything that grapples with identity and dysphoria and history quite like this.
    ABookOnAShelfon October 10, 2011   Link
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    General CommentI aggre with ABookOnAShelf
    Divorce Lawyers I Shaved My Head is a fucking fantastic album
    TysonRedwigon June 03, 2014   Link

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