I was a shy child holding on to my father's legs
My face turning red every time m y world gets turned right upside down.
I found a nickel plated coin in my pocket.
Oh, the floor held me after I stuck it in a socket
like it knew I was a child.

Doors are meant to close behind you, but I don't want them to,
just like the rug in my bedroom growing up
that would stop the door when I tried to slam it shut.

I used to hang grocery bags up and down my arms
to impress my mom.
Now, I use them to carry boxes out of my dead dad's house
... so I started writing songs about this girl
but now that girl, she's somebody's wife.

Height marks on the door frame
from when a year brought welcome change.
Now, it all just feels the same.


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    Song MeaningFrom the track-by-track: "If I started a book club, the first book I'd make everyone read would be All My Friends Are Going to Be Strangers by Larry McMurtry. The title of this song comes from that novel, and is a perfect bookend to this record."
    joe.is.cool12on March 28, 2014   Link

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