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Poison Oak ukulele

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Bright Eyes - "Poison Oak"
('I'm Wide Awake It's Morning', 2005)

Tabbed by Hal

A		Dsus2
A		Dsus2

A			      Dsus2
Poison oak, some boyhood bravery
       A				Dsus2
When the telephone was a tin can on a string 
     F#m					    E
And I fell asleep with you still talking to me
 		       A	      Dsus2
You said you weren't afraid to die

A	Dsus2

    A					    Dsus2
In polaroids you were dressed in women's clothes
        A					    Dsus2
Were you made ashamed, why'd you lock them in the drawer? 
   F#m					  E
Well I don't think that I ever loved you more
Than when you turned away
When you slammed the door
	  A			     Dsus2
When you stole a car drove, towards Mexico 
          A			  Dsus2
And you wrote bad checks just to fill your arm
       F#m		       E
I was young enough, I still believed in war

A	Dsus2
A	Dsus2

E				     F#m
But let the poets cry themselves to sleep
E						  F#m
And all their tearful words would turn back into steam

               A		Dsus2
But me, I'm a single cell on a serpent's tongue
	       A		   Dsus2
And there's a muddy field where a garden was
And I'm glad you got away 
But I'm still stuck out here
		F#m		       E		
My clothes are soaking wet from your brother's tears

A		Dsus2
A		Dsus2

E					F#m
And I never thought this life was possible
E						F#m 
You're the yellow bird that I've been waiting for

              A		       Dsus 2
The end of paralysis I was a statuette 
	  A		     Dsus2
Now I'm drunk as hell on a piano bench
            A			  Dsus2
And when I press the keys it all gets reversed
	      F#m		 E
The sound of loneliness makes me happier

A		Dsus2
A		Dsus2
A		Dsus2
A		Dsus2

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