put on your helmets and kid hats and gloves
so we ran and hid and surrendered and finally did we retreat to the land above the red hills
by stretched-out telephone wires
we saw burnt-down shotgun shacks and the rust and fire-gutted skeletons of school buses
and there we sat on the raggedy edge in lawn chairs with sunglasses and watched the sky
until we dissvolved into twilit light and gray beat (?) dust of sunset
but the sun's set now
on another election year
we left another town behind darling
and on midnight on a sunday in november jesse and i sat low in our seats in a movie theatre in hawthorne
then walked out to the drizzling sidewalk
wet, gray and dull-lit with headlights and the blur of racing taxis
and misty, glowing street lamps
and we stood together as the late-night traffic rushed by and she said "god i can't believe you're leaving without me again"
but we pack amps and drum cases and spread ourselves out across the plains and randy (?) highways
all our friends in bands and bands in car parks and motel parking lots
we see ???? at night the snowy expanse we drink lone star beer at midnight often
we sit backstage in london and stare into the makeup mirror, brass plastic framed and etched with initials and phone numbers
we dance in vans and eat poisonous honey from mason jars and see the yellow smear of headlights on the windshield
while the bass beats ooze from the car stereo
and now behind us jobs and utility bills and bad boxes and ???? steam
because tonight we're not ???? burdened by habits and wartime blues
'cause tonight we have no friends fighting cancer ????
tonight our past means nothing and nothing we do is debilitating
so give us white lines to start our hearts, give us auditoriums and ballrooms and clubs
fill our dressing rooms with gin and red wine and we'll give you back songs
none of this lasts forever
all good life will pass
but we're driving all night tonight let no man stop our flight

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