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Discarded - Lyrics by Uncle Tupelo


Lyrics
these lines don't work on methey won't on youdidn't knew the cards were on the tablejust can't stand to see things turn out wrongno way to make things rightnever promise anything anymoreso god damn hard to make it workno easy way out of this onealways someone or somethingto get lost in the shuffleat least this road leads straight out of hereadversity is stableand life in front of youdiscarded, recycled and newjust can't stand to see things turn out wrongno way to make things rightnever promise anything anymoreso god damn hard to make it workno easy way out of this onealways someone or somethingto get lost in the shuffleat least this road leads straight out of herejust can't stand to see things turn out wrongno way to make things rightnever promise anything anymoresomeone or something to get lost in the shuffleat least this road leads straight out of heretoo late to go backsorry needs to be saidbut there's really nothing now to do