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Patty Griffin Trapeze Lyrics

Last updated: 01/23/2007 10:00:00 AM

Trapeze

A little pink dress, hanging by her knees
Just overhead on the old trapeze
In the old tent tonight, spotlight going round
One of these nights the old girl's going down
Hallelujah, the old girl's going down

She started with us on the back of a horse
Just seventeen and already divorced
She took to the air with the greatest of ease
Like she was born to be gliding on the old trapeze

Some people don't care if they live or they die
Some people want to know what it feels like to fly
They gather their courage and give it a try
Gather their courage and they give it a try

Some guy broke her heart and how her heart it did ache
So she went to the tent of the lady of the snakes
Who gave her a potion and she drank it in
After that her heart never ached again, her heart never ached again

Some people don't care if they live or they die
Some people want to know what it feels like to fly
They gather their courage and give it a try
Fall under the wheels of a time gone by

Little pink dress, hanging by her knees
Just overhead on the old trapeze
In the old tent tonight, spotlight going round
One of these nights the old girl's going down
One of these nights the old girl's going down
Hallelujah, Hallelujah




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