Dry Lightning
Bruce Springsteen
I threw my robe on in the morning
Watched the ring on the stove turn to red,
Stared hypnotized into a cup of coffee
Pulled on my boots and made my bed
screen door hangin' off its hinges
kept bangin' me awake all night
As I look out the window
The only thing in sight
Is dry lightening on the horizon line
Just dry lightening And you on my mind

I chased the heat of her blood
Like it was the holy grail
Descend beautiful spirit
Into the evening pale
Her appaloosa's
Kickin' in the corral smelling rain
There's a low thunder rolling
cross the mesquite plain
But it's just dry lightening on the horizon line
Just dry lightening And you on my mind

I'd drive down to Alvarado street
Where she danced to make ends meet
I'd spend the night over my gin
As she'd talk to her men
Well the piss yellow sun
Comes bringing up the day
She said ain't nobody gonna give nobody
What they really need anyway

You get so sick of the fighting
You lose your fear of the end
But you can't lose your memory
And the sweet smell of your skin
And it's just dry lightening on the horizon line
Just dry lightening And you on my mind

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