C You can fake it for a while, Bite your tongue and smile, Am Amsus4 G Like every mother does an ugly child. C G C But it starts to leaking out, C Like spittle from a cloud, G Am amsus4 Amassed resentment counting ounce and pound. CHORUS C G F You're entertaining any doubt, C C G Because you had to know that I was fond of you, C G F Fond of Y-O-U, F C G Though I knew you masked your disdain. C G F (La la la la la) C G I can see that change was just too hard for us, C G F Hard for us. C G You always had to hold the reigns, Dm G But where I'm headed, you just don't know the way. VERSE 2 C So affections fade away, And do adults just learn to play G The most ridiculous, repulsive games? C G C On the faith of ruddy suns, And the double-barreled guns, Am amSUS4 G You better hurry, Rabbit, run, run, run. C G C Cause meeting you was fun, C Am amSUS4 G And there's a lot of hungry howlers in this one cell. taking it over, C G C Their brittle, th**** stems, They break before they bend, Am amSUS4 G And neither one of us is one of them. chorus 2 C G F And the tails will never mend, C G ‘Cause you had it in for me so long ago. C G F Boy, I still don't know, C G I don't know why and I don't care, C G F Well hardly anymore C G If you'd only seen yourself hating mE C G F Hating me, C G When I've been so much more than fair. Dm G But then you had to lay those feelings bare, Dm G One thing I know still got you scared, Dm Am You're all that cold iron, Dm Am G And never once aired on a dare INSTRUMENTAL (18bars copy verse) Chorus F C G You had to know that I was fond of you, C G F Fond of Y-O-U. C G So I took your lips at the time, C G F AHHHHHHHHHHaaaaaaaaaaaaaa C G And to change like that is just so hard to do, C G F Hard to do. C G Don't let it whip-crack your life, Dm Dm/E Dm/F G in a bow out from the fight, Dm Dm/E Dm/F G ‘Cause oh, how your sisters will write. Dm Am The worst part is over, Dm Am G Now, get back on that horse and ride.