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How I lost my boy

How I lost my boy

How I lost my boy

How I lost my boy



The king in I died

He kept floating past my eyes

And singing his songs

Life was good now death's all wrong

Cause you can't feel a thing

No heart flutters in late spring

You just drift and pray

For sun kissed golden days



And I can't hold what's in my hand

Don't do any good to say this isn't what I planned

And little kids sliding down the steel park slide

Little kids can't play with things that have died

Sometimes all I want is one favorite song

And two to three minutes don't seem so long

And where's my mom I want to hold her tight

She's so far away from crowded nights

I'm going cuckoo cuckoo

We're all going cuckoo cuckoo



He said please stay

You can see me, don't go away

I can't see the landscape

Please describe its amaranthine haze

It's odd where I am

There are people you're not like them

They just look away

For rain quenched golden days



And my tears quench five feet of lawn

And I can scream, but I cannot yawn

And people gonna come and people gonna cry

He just woke and dreamt and ate and died

Don't try and erase what you have done

Put your fingers in a mouth and kiss it if it wants

And where's my friend, I want to hold him tight

He's so far away from mountain lights

I'm going cuckoo cuckoo

We're all going cuckoo cuckoo


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