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GLITTERING PRIZE
by --- BlueRick ---

Saturday, January 31, 2009
Rated "PG13" by the Author.
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GLITTERING PRIZE   
     
Words and Music by BlueRick Solomon
for: SoloSongs LTD. Copyright 2007

They held you up like some glittering prize.
Like a great magician, you held everybody's eyes.
    So what was I supposed to do...but want you?

I went out and bought a colorful disguise.
Topped it off with a coat of may colored lies.
   That I almost believed was true ...just for you.

                  I like to think I get exactly what I want.
                  But that was just for show.
                  I think your spell must be wearin' off.
                  And now it's time I told you so.

                     You see, now that I have you,
                     What am I gonna do?
                     I don't know,
                     But it's true ...

                     I don't love you and I sure can't afford you.
                     What am I gonna do?
                     I don't know,
                     But it's true .
                    
You want things that I don't need.
I like comfort and control...but baby you like speed.
     Do I really have something to prove...just for you?

You're so damned used to being chased.
Damn it, I can't keep up this pace.
     Sometimes I barely want to move,
     But I'm movin' way too fast just for you.

            Hey now wait a minute...where you all a goin'?
            You done seen right through me and now the
             strain is a showin'.
            You can't be captured...only caught.
            Everything I own's been sold. But you can still be
            bought.

                    You see, now that I have you,
                     What am I gonna do?
                     I don't know,
                     But it's true ...

                     I don't love you and I sure can't afford you.
                     What am I gonna do?
                     I don't know,
                     But it's true .
       


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Reviewed by Mary Lacey, Desertrat 1/31/2009
Sometimes love is blind and doesn't see these things. It's confusing when you're in love. You relay this so well in your write, the conflict in your heart.

Mary

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