Sunday, July 19, 2015

Expensive Love

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There's a drip in the tub that I just can't fix
and I can't find a rug to cover up the skidmarks from where your feet kept losing ground.
You were carving up a tomb from the home I found.

I could afford the surgery,
and I could absorb the cost of drugs,
but I just needed some sort of guarantee
that you'd see me through

Dear Lu
Loving you is so expensive
Loving you is so expensive, darling 
Loving you is so expensive, Lumey,
I knew you had to go but didn't know it'd be so costly 

You got a little bit sicker when you came on tour
but still you stood right by me 'til your legs were sore
and it was hard to leave you out in the van some nights…
sometimes you gotta do wrong to make the long term right.

But then you got much worse when I took the job -
I had to leave work late and get up at ungodly hours to get out of all the debts I owed.
Maybe you couldn't see the man for the brand new clothes, 
but everything else was much improved.
We ate our weight in brand-name foods.
I became the father you never knew 
but it was too late

Dear Lu
Loving you is so expensive
Loving you is so expensive, darling 
Loving you is so expensive, Lumey,
I knew you had to go but didn't know how much it’d cost me
Loving you… 
Loving you… 
Loving you…
I knew you had to go, 
but didn’t know
I didn’t know
didn’t know
I didn’t know

I didn’t know

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