Tonight’s inspiration came from Te0uanJ’s question:
Would you trust the person you’re with, knowing that they cheated on their previous bf/gf?
I took the question one step further; how could you trust the person if they cheated on the previous partner for you? The recording could be much better; it needs a second vocal track—but, alas, I have to work tomorrow and must sleep.
If you could leave him
Well I stole you at midnight,
when you slipped out the door.
When the car crossed the state line,
you said “I don’t need that man no more.”
And you looked to me and smiled,
and I smiled in return;
I was hiding the truth I knew:
that if you could leave him, then you could leave me;
that if you could leave him, then you could leave me.
He wasn’t bad to you—
you tell me your life was a bore.
A bird in a cage you were,
‘til I asked you to soar.
And I’d like to ask for loyalty,
but I already know:
Yeah, I know the truth:
Well, times are good right now;
you’re here in my arms.
But a man’s days are always numbered
with a woman like you:
A woman so free
she loves so cruel.
I know the truth: