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gay nineties
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« on: September 25, 2018, 08:32:25 am »

I used to be that lady's friend
We used to hang out at the Commons
Hard times
Hard times
Draggin' me down
No aging southern comfort from my wine cellar
Because she came from the Arizona sand
On the other side of a desert town

But when the red, red robin
Came bob, bob, bobbin' along,
I cried to her
I lied to her
I let her into my love with a song
And I gave her the colors
And I gave her the numbers
And I took her on vacation to Saint Marie
We checked the lines out
And the spaces
And the 4H summercamp latrines

So we set the world on fire
And we throw the water at the flame
And when it's out
We start to shout
But she says "drink up" and we drink again
And hell, I couldn't blame her
For calling "so and so" out by name
Just like Bonamo Turkish Taffy
It didn't show again

'Cause to see him walking around in that shirt
Was the tippy toed secret of its nitty gritty dirt
I used to be that lady's friend
But I'm bound to leave her in the end.
The End Huh

When someone's dirty laundry
Takes on a stinky smell,
The colors and the permapress
The wrinkles in the towel
You wanna do it with your heart and soul
You add a little pardon to your clean white linen and your fancy french cologne

"Ready, aim, fire!"
You point the way to better living
The wine cellar or the buyer
We all could be better at loving and forgiving
So if we see a need for positive change
When all our dreams fall through
We just might let some pointers in
To our conscious mind and rearrange the furniture in our livin' room

Sometimes we can see some difference
In our struggles to be free
"Femmez la bush" and "hobnob" at "a cushy job" like "an upperclass snob"
After making a fool out of a human being
So "push off", my lady
If you got to go
Angels in heaven
Devil down below
You bought a ticket and you didn't even show
So break my heart before we start
"Boy" you say "Just don't start..."
We have another time to come and another time to go
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reisa gerber
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« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2018, 07:08:51 pm »

Racketeer, will this site let you or can you share a picture of this work?
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