"Fat Old Man" as written by and Casey Susan Dienel....
Moved off to Seattle
You go down to the bar everyday
Just wandering why you woke up in the park
Wearing only a tiny strap
Got it mapped off with your bad leg
And the comb full of rotten teeth
But the days get longer
You don't get real
But nobody's calling for you
Keep moving on

You should ask for free medecine
Anything to dull the pain
The docotor says there's nothing there
But the courage wouldn't fade
They put you on morphine and they strapped you to the bed
They said
"Darling, it's just a bad dream
It'll all be over soon
Keep moving on."

Oh nobody
Feels like fighting
You've unplugged all the phone lines
And changed the locks on the doors
You've been wearing suits and collared shirts
And you changed your names to Carlos
You take up with a lady
The kind that wears perfume
And she likes to say your name
Because it's filed after hers
Keep moving on

Then she tells you there's a child
And he's three months along
She's been dying to tell you
Because thinks you'll have to know
You call her up the next day
St. Valentine's
And you want to know about the hotel and see if it was standing
Apparently not
'Cause nobody
Feels like fighting

The clear boy died in a fire
So we gathered at the harbor's edge
And sure enough
When the flames died
The boat had already sunk
The next day
The sea was quiet
And the tide came in and moved out
That's just one way of saying
Nothing changes when you're gone
It keeps moving on

Lyrics submitted by avataraera

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