A Cannon - Regina Spektor

a cannon was fired by the light of the moon
I'm waiting, the boat should be here very soon
and I mind less and less all the silly
pictures that hang round my room for now
I write you a letter, I hope you feel better
I hope you forgive the transgression, I've given
you love and I've given you anger as well
and I meant them both
I always knew it was coming this way'
I always knew a big boat would come and
take me away'

I stood on my bed then I slipped on my dress
then I ran through the halls like a ghost and in case
someone heard me I grabbed up a dagger
that I'd never use unless
bare feet on a cobblestone street, then a beach
then a splash in my ankles, my knees, then my thighs
and my eyes open wide, I threw myself right into the sea
and I could see it was coming my way'
I always knew a big boat would come and
take me away'

I've woken up once and I've woken up twice
and I've woken up millions and millions of times
somebody's got to tell all the people to be like the water'

I would if I could but I can't so I don't
my heart breaks too easy, my words get all jumbled
and when I wear lipstick then no one
understands me at all
they think I'm saying hello and goodbye'
what I'm really saying is'

I've woken up once and I've woken up twice
and I've woken up millions and millions of times

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