Morning Theft

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Jeff Buckley

Jeffrey Scott "Jeff" Buckley (November 17, 1966 – May 29, 1997), raised as Scotty Moorhead, was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. He was the son of Tim Buckley, also a musician. After a decade as a session guitarist in Los Angeles, Buckley amassed a following in the early 1990s by play… more »

Time takes care of the wound 
So I can believe 
You had so much to give 
You thought I couldn't see 

 Gifts for boot heels to crush 
 Promises deceived 
I had to send it away 
To bring us back again 

Your eyes and body brighten 
 Silent waters, deep 
Your precious daughter in the
 Other room, asleep 

A kiss goodnight from every 
 Stranger that I meet 
I had to send it away 
To bring us back again 

 Morning theft 
 Unpretender left 
 Ungraceful 

True self is what 
 Brought you here, to me 
A place where we can 
 Accept this love 

 Friendship battered down by 
 Useless history 
 Unexamined failure 

But what am I still to you 
Some thief who stole from you? 
Or, some fool drama queen 
 Whose chances were few? 

That brings us to who we need 
A place where we can save 
A heart that beats as 
Both siphon and reservoir 

You're a woman, I'm a calf 
You're a window, I'm a knife 
We come together 
 Making chance in the starlight 

Meet me tomorrow night 
Or any day you want 
I have no right to wonder 
Just how, or when 

You know the meaning fits 
There's no relief in this 
I miss my beautiful friend 

I have to send it away 
To bring her back again

Written by: JEFF BUCKLEY

Lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

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Morning Theft