"Pauline Hawkins" as written by and Jay Gonzalez Brad Morgan....
Don't call me your baby
I won't answer
Love is like cancer
And I am immune

To all that you're bringing
The tune that you're singing
A sign of a locked room
I saw the locked room

It's such an illusion
Before the collision
I made a decision

Don't tell me your secrets
I'd rather not listen
I know what I'm missing
It's always too soon
It's always too soon to be cold for comfort
To belong to someone inside a locked room

But that always happens when nobody's looking (nobody's looking)

I really don't care what's inside you
I wont stand beside you or answer your calls

I don't want to fight now
I'm only here right now
This moment is all
This moment is all

Don't call me your baby
I'm nobody's baby
I won't let you cage me
Or lock me away

I'm not yours to keep
Don't want you to save me
You're just a vacation
A wonder way station
To keep me awake, until I'm ready to sleep
To keep me awake, until I'm ready to sleep
To keep me awake, until I'm ready to sleep

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"Pauline Hawkins" as written by Patterson Hood

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    General CommentFantastic song and lyrics. Just a lovely little song about a stubborn, unlovable kind of lady. Reminds me of one. :)
    joshua9818on November 05, 2017   Link
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    General CommentThe songwriter actually credits author Willy Vlautin novel The Free for the character inspiration, which seems like a pretty good story. The character Pauline is a woman who had a pretty tough life and is shutting down emotionally while having to take care of everybody around her.
    joshua9818on November 05, 2017   Link

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