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Girls Like Me

The iPod unexpectedly tossed this Mary Chapin Carpenter poem song my way this morning ... it's lovely.

Girls like me arenít hard to find
We grow like roses on the vine
We wear our hearts on our sleeves
You probably know a girl like me.

We live alone and in our heads
We eat standing up or in our beds
Guilt and fear merge easily
In the quiet souls of girls like me

And loneliness is like a cold,
Common and no cure weíre told
We take to bed, per chance to dream
In the blue light of the TV screen.

Girls like me like summer light
And cold beer on a summer night
And boys who arenít afraid of what they see
Inside the eyes of girls like me

And hopefulness is like a drug
It makes a girl believe in love
And if somehow you love us back
You think thereís something wrong with that

Girls like me arenít hard to trust
Your deepest secretís safe with us
And when itís time to set you free
You can always count on girls like me

Itís good to know a girl like me
You used to love a girl like me


LRS -- you so need to sing this next time you do an open mike night.