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Bird in my Hood

from Man of the House by Peter Squires



is that the Jackson brought to fame by June and Johnny?
we've got a couple empty days we need to fill
the 23rd or 24th would suit us nicely
if it's on the way from Richmond to Chapel Hill

but don't look to me for some reflected glory
don't look to me to learn how to be good
i don't have any coattails for you to ride on
but there's room for one more bird here in my hood

i'd like to be the bird in your hood
but i don't want to burden your hood

i heard about the tunes you made from Dan and Whitney
this Anne of yours seems to have a special gift
want to join us when we're up there in September?
we'll come up early, grab some beers and shoot the shit

i know you see me like a freshman does a senior
and you think i think you're just a hanger-on
morganeve and i will never call you peter
but we'll call you when there's friends to call on

i like when you're the bird in my hood
you could never burden my hood


from Man of the House, released March 1, 2015


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Peter Squires Madbury, New Hampshire

Combining humor & heartbreak, Peter Squires can brighten your day or bring you down with just a few chords. A witty songwriter & talented instrumentalist, Squires is never afraid to wear his heart on his sleeve.

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