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Dave Shiflett: Music

Poor Dreamer's Wife

(Dave Shiflett & Friends)
September 21, 2009
By Dave Shiflett
POOR DREAMER’S WIFE

I still got that hat that you bought for me
Before you knew my head was so damn big
You’ve got some dreams that I gave to you
Most of those dreams never fit

You’ve had the life of a poor dreamer’s wife
Set to a strange melody

So let’s drink a beer up on the pier
And watch the sun fall in the sea
We’ve got some dreams nobody wants
No one except you and me

When I was young I was no chosen one
My candle never burned very bright
Somehow I knew if I could have you
Some things might turn out all right

Some of my dreams and crazy old schemes
Might take us where we should be


Like drinking a beer up on the pier
While the sun falls in the sea
Dreaming our dreams nobody wants
No one except you and me

Somehow those dreams and crazy old schemes
Bought us some sweet memories

So let’s drink a beer up on the pier
And watch the sun fall in the sea
And dream our old dreams nobody wants
No one except you and me