Truce - The Dresden Dolls

You can have Washington
I'll take New Jersey
You can have London
But I want New York City

I should get providence
I've got a job now
Los Angeles, obvious
That's where you belong now

You can have Africa
Asia, Australia
As long as you keep your hands off
Cafe Pamplona

We can split Germany
Right down the middle
You'd hate it there anyway
Take Berlin
And we'll call it even

You can have all of the carry-on baggage
I'll trade the saskia jokes for the alphabet language

And special occasions were split between parents
Who forced us to hate them on alternating weekends

You call it over and I call you psycho
Significant other
Just say we were lovers and we'll call it even
We'll call it even
We'll call it even

I am the ground zero ex-friend you ordered
Disguised as a hero to get past your borders
I know when I'm wanted
I'll leave if you ask me to
Mind my own business
And speak when I'm spoken to

I am the tower around which you orbited
I am not proud I am just taking orders
I fall to the ground within powers of impact
I hit back when hit
And attack when attacked

You get route two between Concord and Lexington
I want Mass Ave. from the square to my apartment

And if we should meet through some misunderstanding
I'll be very sweet very patient and forgiving
Now get off my side of the state

And if we should see one another in passing
Despite these techniques
There is sometimes no avoiding
There must be some kind of mistake

We'll raise high the white flags
And bow heads and shake hands
Declaring the land we're on unamerican
We'll call it even
We'll call it even

I am the tower around which you orbited
I am not proud I am just taking orders
I fall to the groud within moments of impact
I hit back when hit
And attack when attacked

I am an accident waiting to happen
I'm laughing like mad if you strangle the captain
My place may be taken, but make no mistake
From a little black box
I can say without shame
That you've lost
That you've lost
Do you know what you've lost

So take whatever you'd like
I'll strike like the States on fire
You won't sleep very tight
No hiding, no safe cover
Make your bed now lie
Just like you always do
You can fake it for the papers
But I'm on to you
I'm on to you

So take whatever you'd like
I'll strike like the States on fire
You won't sleep very tight
No hiding, no safe covers
Make your bed and now lie
Just like you always do
You can fake it for the papers
But I'm on to you
I'm on to you
I'm on to you
I'm on to you

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