Jason (jcreed) wrote,

Dunno how to end this lyrically or musically. Maybe needs some kind of a bridge.

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So Emily said to Joe: there are some things that you should know
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And I oughta get them off my chest before I have to go
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I'll try to make it simple, oh, I'll try to make it clear
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What I've learned from the time we've had together all these years

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The atomic weight of Tungsten is 1 8 3 . 8 4
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Borges is amazing, yeah, but Marcel Proust's a bore
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I've learned so many things about the world and my own self
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But the only ones I care about came from that dusty shelf


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I used your favorite toothbrush when you weren't around to see
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I dreaded every moment that you spent alone with me
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I find your laugh annoying, and I hate that you can't cook
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    I only loved you for your books


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I don't feel very educated about the way that we relate
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But I know Franciso Goya died in Eighteen Twenty-Eight
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I know the Dutch Stadtholders and most the Kings of France
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I know that all you think about is getting in my pants


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It's no fiction that I'd rather leave you now than stay
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Though I'll miss the biographic epics and the plays
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And the Vonneguts and Conrads and the Kafka and Camus
    Em              Em              G               A
All in their first editions, and in mint condition, too

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    migraine or flu or something? Felt very headachey and basically napped the whole day way.

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    Woke up early feeling more or less great, went to work, got about a half an hour in and acquired a massive migrainey headache, went back home and was…

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    Still feeling sick somehow, napped most of the evening away.

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