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Photos From When We Were Young
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      G                      C            G
I was looking at photos from when we were young
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Your hair is light blue and you're smiling in one
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And it's a strange remembrance brought on by this semblance
   C          G        D
Oh we were so serious, shy, inexperienced


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Oh so unsure of ourselves
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Making mistakes without anyone's help
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And I thought of the ways I remember you well

     G                                  C         G
Some sweet recollection of redwoods and raspberry vines
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Boys you wrote postcards to numerous times
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The uncertainty then, like some sentence of sin
      C       G          D
Punctuated by moments of tenderness when
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There were long conversations, sharing of beds
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Walks home from swimming pools giddy, impressionable,
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The distance grew up like the night
  C            G          D
Decisions were silence or preemptive flight
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Yeah the queer kids I knew, we did tend to be shy

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And your parents just couldn't get over their shit
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They spoke of how all their ambitions were split
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But they still let you in and tried to pretend
        C          G           D
Now you let them refer to your lovers as friends
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And I wish they could see how it hurts
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Or affirm your existence with interested words
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Yeah their self-obsession's a patriarched curse

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So you made a family from people you found
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Your grew into yourself with those weirdos around
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Late nights talking at home, or dancing 'til dawn
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Or driving all day, 'cause you're sick of the phone
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Yeah, the good ones they tend to leave town
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It helps to write letters and say "come on down"
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Yeah I'm so much better when you're around

      G                       C           G
And I think of you when I put on your old clothes
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We don't talk all that often, who ever does?
         C         G        C          G
But I'll visit you soon and sing you a tune
      C         G          D
About finding a family somewhere in the ruins


       C      C     C/B C/A G
Of the expectations we once knew
      C           G              D
We'll try to make peace with our patriarchs too

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