The widow says
It's hard to live
With a man
A man like me
The widow says
It's hard to live
On the lonely version of love I give

And I've seen the way her eyes light up
When she looks at the man in 'A Family Way',
He's made of iron and he knows the way

And when I think about my brother dying
And my parents trying
To slowly do themselves in
Inch by inch, day by day
And the telephone's ring
Is like a banshee wail

The widow says I broke her first
Of course I say just the reverse
And we can't get past this
No, we can't get past this

Something she did
On the 14th of June
Because of something i said
On the 13th of June
And we can't get past this
No, we can't get past this

And if we could lock our lips
And block our noses
And swim beneath the barriers
And come up clean
On the other side
But we can't get past this
No, we can't get past this


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    My OpinionThe third verse of this song, leading up to "the telephone ring is like a banshee wail" may be my favourite smog lyric. It's such a good evocation of feeling that any little thing out of the ordinary or beyond the bare minimum is too painful or difficult.
    tiredstarson October 26, 2013   Link

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