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  E7                      A     Aadd9
A-2--------2-----2--------0---4--2--------------------
E-0--------4-----2--------0---0--0--------------------
C-2--------2-----2--------1---1--1--------------------
G-1--------1-----1--------2---2--2--------------------


E7             A             E7              A
Sheets of empty canvas, untouched sheets of clay
     E                 A              E
Were laid spread out before me as her body once did
 
 
E7        A          E7             A
All five horizons revolved around her soul as the earth to the sun
E7           A                       E7
Now the air I tasted and breathed has taken a turn
 
 
C          Csus4 C               Csus4  C        Em
Hmmmm, and all   I taught her was           everything
C        Csus4 C              Csus4 C      Em
Hmmmm, I know  she gave me all        that she wore
 
 
           D
And now my bitter hands,
      C
Chafe beneath clouds
            Em
Of what was everything
        D
Oh, the pictures
              C
Have all been washed in black
               Em
Tattooed everything
 
 
E7      A               E7             A
I take a walk outside I'm surrounded by some kids at play
    E7              A            E7
Oh, I can feel their laughter so, why do I sear
 
 
C          Csus4 C                   Csus4 C        Em
Hmmmm, and twisted thoughts that spin        'round my head, I'm spinning, oh
    C             Csus4 C         Csus4 C       Em
I'm spinning, How quick the sun can        drop away
 
 
           D
And now my bitter hands
       C
Cradle broken glass
                Em
Of what was everything
        D
All the pictures have
         C
All been washed in black
             Em
Tattooed everything
        D
All the love gone bad
          C
Turned my world to black
                 D 
And tattooed all I see,
         C
All that I am,
         Em
All I'll be
 
 
D C     Em      D       C
  Yeah  Uh huh  Uh huh
 
 
  Em
I know someday you'll have a beautiful life,
  D                          C
I know you'll be a star in somebody elses sky
    Em        D            C
But why, why, why can't it be,
C                 Em     D      C
Why can't it be mine2

            
            
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