I Own You
by Mick Flannery All day walking
I ain't had nothing
But a concrete hot head

Get a hot head
I get the words wrong
Get the meaning right
With a left hook

Bunny in the foxhole
Rabbit in the headlight
Lamb in the lion's den

I don't know why I'm angry
I don't know why they hate me
I don't know why, why where when

Just that I have nothing
To believe in
Nothing to be dreaming
Nothing to decide on

Only that I have nothing
To imagine
Nothing to put time in
Nothing there to choose from
Just that I have nothing

No one come tuck me in at night
Say, "I love you son
Dearest to my heart, my darling one."
I'm a stray dog walking with his ribcage showing
And tongue hanging out
Foamin' at the mouth

Blue-eyed evil cap'talist pig
Hang that fucker in the big white wig
Street full of sheep screaming blue murder
A howlin' wolf at the big house door

Cause they have nothing
Right outside your front yard
And the tires screeching in the hot tar
Anger, hunger

They have nothing
No one saying, "Please, sir."
No one saying, "Yes, ma'am."
None of them that have understand

That I want nothing
Nothing but your car, wife, life, pride
Dignity, sanctuary
Nothing but your everything, you goddamn motherfucker

Thought you heard something on the way home
Was that a rustle?
Was that my belly rumblin'?

Later on you think you see a shadow
By your front porch
Maybe not, though

Then a tap, tap, tap on the window
That's when your legs froze
My god, what's happenin'?

Crack, crack, crack in the glass and
Now he's got the handle
And now your front door's open

Swear you have nothing
Thinking, "Is he mad at me?
Will he hurt me? Dunno
Is he just plain crazy?"

I have nothing
And now he hit me
And now he laugh at me
And he strip me naked

I swear I have nothing
Now I see 'em all 'round laughin'
And he look down, saying that
I own you
I own you
I own you


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