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Strangers on a Train
by David Nail



Sometimes you see someone
When you’ve already got someone
Still you wonder what if they had come
Along, a long time ago
You know that they’re feeling it too
But there ain’t nothin’ you gonna do
Except for imagine who you might have been with them
They’re not tryin’ to make it last
Just enjoying each second as they pass

‘Cause as these little brick houses are flying by
‘Neath the flickering of the railcar lights
I let myself get lost in your eyes a while
Not another passenger in here can see
How in my mind you’re holdin’ me
While outside the cold makes snow out of the rain
But in here were just strangers on a train

Start to smile, I turn my head
It’s kinda like a spider’s web
I just can’t seem to sake you off
So I look your way again
You’re staring off trying to pretend
Like you haven’t noticed me at all
But don’t feel guilty it don’t mean much
The truth is the two of us ain’t never gonna touch

‘Cause as these little brick houses are flying by
‘Neath the flickering of the railcar lights
I let myself get lost in your eyes a while
Not another passenger in here can see
How in my mind you’re holdin’ me
While outside the cold makes snow out of the rain
But in here were just strangers on a train

Brakes grind, I gotta go
Reach down pick up my coat
Afraid that you might stop me in the aisle
Watch my breath rising in the air
I can’t do nothing but just stand there
As you press your hand against the windowpane
And I wave to my stranger on a train
My stranger on a train
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Lyrics submitted by Sarah.