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03. 300 M.P.H. Torrential Outpour Blues

I'm calling out to ghosts

That are no longer there.

I'm getting hard on myself,

Sitting in my easy chair.

Well there's three people

In the mirror

And I'm wondering

Which one of them I should choose.

But I can't keep from laughing

Spitting out these three hundred m.p.h.

Outpour blues.


I'm breaking my teeth off

Trying to bite my lip.

There's all kinds of redheaded women

That I ain't supposed to kiss.

And it's that color which never fails

To turn me blue.

So I just swallow it,

And hold on to it,

And use it

To scare the hell out of you.


I have a woman that says

"come and watch me bleed."

And I'm wondering, just how I can do that

And still give her everything that she needs.

There's three people in my head that have the

Answer and

One of them's got to be you.

But you're holding tight to it

The answer

Singing these three hundred m.p.h.

Outpour blues.


Put on gloves, a tight scarf

And wrap up warm

On this winter night.

Every time you get defensive

You're just looking for a fight.

It's safe to say somebody out there's

Got a problem with

Almost anything you'll do.

Well, next time they stab you

Don't fight back

Just play the victim,

Instead of playing the fool.


And the roads are covered with a million

tiny molecules

Of cigarette ashes

And the school floors are covered

With pieces of pencil eraser too.

Sooner or later the ground's gonna be holding all

Of my ashes too.

And I can not help but wonder

if after I'm gone

Will I still have these

300 m.p.h.

finger breaking

No answers

Broken back

Dirty cancer

Bee stung

And busted up

Empty cup

Torrential outpour blues

One thing's for sure in that graveyard

I'm gonna have the shiniest pair of shoes.


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