Poor boy (poor substitute)

Once upon a time
I knew a poor little rich boy.
He understands want vs need;
I know exactly what he wants.

He claims to be nobody’s fool,
But it’s so easy for him to fall.
He’s creating holes from shadows,
Needle pricks where nobody talks.

He’s a shadow in my heart,
The rain which never stops,
No need for conversation,
Unable and unwilling to talk.

His kiss is cold like metal,
He’s a shadow in my heart.
I know exactly what he wants,
This hole in the darkness.

His truth, but to me it is all lies.
Still I bought what I was sold.
I know where he hides (in the rain),
He’s a shadow in my heart.

This poor little rich boy,
Unable to find the spark,
What a poor substitute
For brilliant shooting stars.

This hole in the darkness,
While he trips out on a ride.
Look out for all you’ve been sold,
All that twisted silver and gold.

Be careful of those dreams,
From the shadows in my heart.
Where the rain falls endlessly.
And there’s no need for talk.

Go shoot down your own stars
From the shadows in my heart.
Unable to find the spark,
Unable to find him.

This hole in the darkness,
I know exactly what he wants,
He’s a shadow in my heart,
Unable to find the spark.

Poor boy (poor substitute)

msdebbie

Joined March 2009

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Poor Boy – Split Enz
My love is alien, I picked her up by chance
She speaks to me, with ultra-high frequencies
Radio band of gold
Gonna listen til I grow old
Oo hoo hoo

what more can a poor boy do? Oo hoo hoo
what more can a poor boy do? Oo hoo hoo hoo

The crackle of the radio
A message in the evening sky
You’re looking at an interplanetary Romeo
I’ll never see her face
between us there’s too much space
Oo hoo hoo

what more can a poor boy do? Oo hoo hoo
what more can a poor boy do? Oo hoo hoo hoo… yeah?!
Keep losing you…Ooh hoo hoo

what more can a poor boy do? Ooh hoo hoo…
what more can a poor boy do? Ooh hoo hoo…
What more, what more…
What more, what more
What more can a poor boy do?

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