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Lottery

She, she stands there,
Barely breathing.
Her heart, her heart,
Aches for the things she sees, she sees,
And her fingers crossed,
Win the lottery,
Of the mind, mind, mind,
Win the lottery,
This time, time, time.

He, he sits there,
His fingers crossed,
His eyes, his eyes,
Watch everything that goes on, goes on,
And his heart pounding,
Win the lottery,
Of the mind, mind, mind,
Win the lottery,
This time, time, time.

And they, they don’t know,
What hit them in the first place,
Each expected the other thing,
But they both won the lottery.
This lotto-ticket has run out,
It’s old, the expiration date was
Yeh-eh-ehsterday,
And you’re still hanging on
Yeh-eh-ehsterday,
Winning the lottery.

They, they breathe in unison,
They close their eyes,
Their hearts, their hearts,
Pound to the other’s beat, the beat,
And their minds, joined,
Win the lottery,
Of the mind, mind, mind,
Win the lottery,
This time, time, time.
Winning the lottery,
Expired ticket,
Win the lottery, of the heart.



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iCheeto This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 9, 2012 at 12:28 pm
It's simple and emotional at the same time, and I'd lovelovelove to hear it to some music all rocked out and sttuff :)  Any way you sing this, it's a great song, and I love the depth.  Nice job.
 
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