David - Passenger

I met him outside a hostel door
He said I'll tell you mine if you tell me yours
I know you think it's shifty for a man in his fifties
To be sleeping in a hostel dorm
But I used to be a welder by trade
Used to work by the water where the ships get made
But no ship yard will take me now
My hands are too shaky now
I've spent all my money before I get paid

I said: David don't you think it's strange?
While you were in your dark room
How the world went and changed
Looking in your eyes I think you know
That David we lost you, lost you a long time ago

Ohhhhh

He leans his head against the hostel wall
Said I have an ex-wife that doesn't hear me
And a kid that doesn't call
And every month I'm caught short
With my f_cking child support
And the court says that I'm reckless and irresponsible

Cause it was never part of the plan
To be a middle aged man
To be sat outside a hostel, shaking strangers hands
But I've drunk away my wealth
And I'm a picture of bad health
And I'm a shadow of a shadow of a former self

And I said: David don't you think it's strange?
For years you were walking
And how the world went and changed
I hear it in your voice
I think you know
That David we lost you, lost you a long time ago

Ohhhhhh

And I said: David don't you think that it's strange?
While you were sleeping
How the world went and changed
Looking in your eyes I think you know
David we lost you, we lost you a long time ago

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