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    "Saint Mary of the Woods" Lyrics

    James McMurtry

    Where you going
    with your head hung down
    Papers blowin' through the streets of town
    They've already taken all
    of your posters down
    Didn't take 'em long once
    the orders came down
    Sunrise off the lake shining in your eyes
    Shining on the wasted and the wise
    All you hear ringing in your ears are
    boldfaced lies
    That scream like the gulls in that smoke stained amber sky

    Fly back to the nest if it helps at all
    Saint Mary of the Woods in the early fall
    The leaves are turning on the Wabash now and children sing to you
    They sing a song of your dreams come true

    Where you goin'
    brandy on your breath
    Bottle's open spilled across the desk
    Snifter's broken, smashed against the wall
    Just the way your standin' says it all
    You hung the sign out please do not disturb
    Driver's waiting out front on the curb
    Write it off as one more half sold show
    Once they've seen your best they can forget about the rest don't you know
    This song was submitted on January 25th, 2010 and last modified on November 23rd, 2016.
    Copyright with Lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd..
    Written by Bennet M Spielvogel, Daren S Hess, James Mc Murtry, Ronnie Johnson.
    Lyrics licensed by LyricFind.

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