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song title:Done With Dying
date: 2000-06-01
song notes:A conversation between a manic depressive drunk and his favorite bartender
lyrics: 

verse 1:
Sun sinking low
Barkeep, I don't have nowhere to go.
So pour me up a drink and leave the bottle on the bar
you know it's gotten me this far

I'm done with fighting I've done fought you my last time
Done delighting in the bottle and the rhyme
I'm asking why I let you drive me near insane
I'm done with fighting, done with calling out your name

verse 2:
Moon on the rise
barkeep I can't seem to close my eyes
my pocketbook's as empty as this glass in front of me
so won't you pour me one for free?

I'm done with waiting, I done waited all I can
For all of your berating me I ain't a better man
I'm asking how I ever thought you felt the same
I'm done with waiting, done with calling out your name

bridge:
Where did all the good times go to and where's a man supposed to fall?
Where did all them straight lines turn to and who's a guy like me to call
when I know you don't feel the same?
I just can't keep from calling out your name

verse 3:
Two a.m.
barkeep, don't you send me home again
uncork that bottle, won't you pour another 'round
'cause I can't stand this coming down

I'm done with dying, I've been down that road before
Done with trying, done with waiting by your door
I'm asking why you left me standing in the rain
I'm done with dying, done with calling out your name

bridge:
Where did all the good times go to and where's a man supposed to fall?
Where did all them straight lines turn to and who's a guy like me to call
when I know you don't feel the same?
I just can't keep from calling out your name
I just can't keep from calling out your name
I just can't keep from calling out your name
Done with dying, and I'm done with calling out your name

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