Toy Soldier

by Charlotte Sometimes

Jessica Charlotte Poland (born January 15, 1988), better known by the stage name Charlotte Sometimes, is an American singer-songwriter based out of New York. Her debut album was released on May 6, 2008 and is titled Waves and the Both of Us. She grew up in Wall Township, New Jersey and started play…




You're bankrupt and you're
You're bankrupt in your heart

Don't even look at me my words could shatter glass
And as a toy soldier from my past
Have no use for you, I took you off my shelf
Don't you know I'm here for someone else?

Don't be so charming
Don't be so charming

Severely lonely but that doesn't bother me
I got a boy on my corner
Who'd love to be kissing me, hugging me, holding me tight
I won't feel the need to call you at night
No, no, no, no, no

I take it back all I've ever said
All the things I never really meant
Take me back, I want my toy soldier

It's okay if we play pretend
I promise to forget you're plastic and on my shelf
Let's fake romance and I'll be someone else

Don't even touch me my hands are cold as ice
And as a toy soldier in my life
Have nothing left to give and all this fighting hurts
The more I yell at you the less you seem to learn
No, no, no, no, no

I take it back all I've ever said
All the things I never really meant
Take me back I want my toy soldier

It's okay if we play pretend
I promise to forget you're plastic and on my shelf
Let's fake romance and I'll be someone else

You're bankrupt and you're
You're bankrupt in your heart
Bankrupt and you're
You're bankrupt in your heart
I still feel the need to see you through the night

I take it back all I've ever said
All the things I never really meant
Take me back I want my toy soldier

It's okay if we play pretend
I promise to forget you're plastic and on my shelf
Let's fake romance and I'll be someone else

I take it back all I've ever said
All the things I never really meant
Take me back I want my toy soldier

It's okay if we play pretend
I promise to forget you're plastic and on my shelf
Let's fake romance and I'll be someone else

Written by: DAVE KATZ, JESSICA POLAND, SAM HOLLANDER

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