Ink In the Chest

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    The debut EP from Resident Peasant offers 5 songs ranging from the deeply personal to the highly esoteric and charmingly incoherent. We know you'll find something to love.

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She was appointed by the committee at large
and voted the best woman for the job
Well she took the gig and worked from home
so her first born son would never be alone.

At home she watered the garden on the hill
It was surrounded by a fence with gaps to fill
She had a dog; a collie that was a runner
It sent her up and down the street every god damn summer

Married twice or three times before she finally found a young man of worth
Once divorced, he was a Mid West defector just like her

Oh she lost it when cancer reared its head
She took to drinking at least a bottle before bed
She bit her tongue and swallowed the pain
and never let on that she was deathly afraid

Running through the halls of the hospital she said, "The cancer is dead!"
The staff rejoiced and threw her a party; it seems she'd paid all her debts
She said, "Cancer was just a molehill, now give me a mountain to climb.
I'll stand at the top of a hill and shower the world with love from my hands The ink in the chest, that's how it is."


from A Lunatic For a Friend, released May 27, 2014



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