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Nancy McCallion: Lyrics

Dear Departed

Dear Departed

by Nancy McCallion

 

Who are you to come around and criticize what I do?

You still want me to be in love although you said we're through

My friendships are contentious and my humor is all wrong

You just want me to sit around and cry because you're gone

 

You're the one who doubled down and called my meager bluff

The strong take all the winning 'til the weak have had enough

And I one every hand until the big hand went to you

But I'm not gonna cash it in until I know we're through

 

Don't push your luck

Don't think I give a care

You changed your hair

You broke my heart

Now finish what you started

My dear departed

 

You wanted me to worship you, I did my very best

But twenty years of marriage puts perfection to the test

And now the house is empty and I've lost my sense of fun

I cannot check my messages for fear there will be none

 

Don't push your luck

Don't think I give a care

You changed your hair

You broke my heart

Now finish what you started

My dear departed

 

From the album Dancing Days by Nancy McCallion & the Scarlet Lettermen