Numbers on Paper

by Frank Black

Black Francis (born Charles Michael Kittridge Thompson IV on April 6, 1965) is an American singer, songwriter and guitarist. He is best known as the frontman of the influential alternative rock band Pixies, with whom he performs under the stage name Black Francis. Following the band's breakup in 19…

Numbers on paper
Sweet anticipation
Comes the confirmation
Time for celebration

Numbers on paper
So accommodating
Effortless equating
Instant allocating

Numbers on paper
Designate your ration
In or out of fashion
World beyond compassion

Numbers on paper
Soon become your master
Merciless forecaster
Portrait of disaster

Giver and taker
Numbers on paper

Written by: Mose Allison

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