F C Dm7 Our friends on the front porch telling jokes and they swing Bb Swiftly towards happier times F C Dm7 Expending lines and finding more energy for the effort and Bb Getting distance from that front porch spotlight F C Dm7 Bb But us we found peace in shadows long enough to see the monsters rise F C Dm7 Candy's got some space to fill in her daydreams living high on Bb Yesterday's lie F C Dm7 Talking to me about some 0% interest and how she got a better Bb Deal than the next guy Dm Dm7M Dm7 Dm And the way the lightning shocked us when we were lost and Dm Dm7M Dm7 Looking down that long missouri highway your hair was longer Dm Bb7 Then and now i remember F C Dm7 Oh the roads unencumbered by cats they're burning like wet Bb Matches thru my miracle mile mind F C Dm7 You left your thumbprint inside me now for months it seems but Bb Mine only brushes your soft surface F C Dm7 Bb And somehow it leaves me listless, my tongue curls under my lips Oh yes F C Dm7 Bb So i cant speak to tell you of the months before i met you Dm Dm7M Dm7 Dm Dm Dm7M And the way the truth it locked us right about the time after Dm7 Dm The lightning shocked us Dm Dm7M Dm7 Dm When we were young and missing Dm Dm7M Dm7 Round that small new england byway our lives they were sheltered Dm Bb7 Then and now i remember F C Dm7 Well its not even being about that anymore i gotta get you down Bb F Those tiny fragments of perfection they please me in a time C Unchanged when its not the same beginning Dm7 Bb F Or along awaited end.. if i knew all the words i would write C Myself out of here Dm7 Bb If i was all the colors i would paint you pretty in gold in a F Picture so i'm told little sister C Dm7 So now i'm sold little sister why don't you tell me about the Bb Sunsets in sweden and the laws of eden F And how you were the rock of gibraltar and how they called you C Foxy Dm7 Bb Well that's another whole box of pandoras, that's another whole Box of them ties F C Slide your foot off the gas before we crash right back into the Dm7 Bb Median F C Dm7 Bb It separates our house from the middle of the street.. talking About our house F C Dm7 Is on the front porch telling jokes and they swing swiftly Bb Towards happier times F C Dm7 Expending lines and finding more energy for the effort and Bb Getting distance from that front porch spotlight F C Dm7 Bb But us we found peace in shadows long enough to see a monster Die. F C Dm7 We all need to find a little space in our daydreams long enough Bb And just so long. F C Dm7 Long enough, just as long, just so long as its long enough is it Bb Long enough? F C Dm7 Bb Is it long enough for me? long enough for me to chew on. F C Dm7 Bb If it isn't.. if it is't .. if it is't .. if it ain't if it don't if it can't Then it wont.