Spare-Ohs

Andrew Bird

The finches and sparrows build nests in my chimney
what remains of the small flightless birds that you failed to protect

but their yolk isn't easy in fact it's a drag
as they're blowing through cornfields and mountains of rags

all over the suburbs
across the great lawns
crop-dusting gardens all over this town

but nobody cares when it gets in their hair
it gets in their lungs as it floats through the air
it gets in the food that they buy and prepare
but nobody cares when it gets in their hair

across the great chasms and schisms
and the sudden aneurisms
where the black ink will drip
across the crespice of your
eyes and your teeth
are worth more than you can spare
oh don't tell me that it just isn't fair
don't speak about the cycles of life
'cause your thoughts are so soft
I could cut 'em with a spork or a bride's knife

and the wine made our mouths too loose
such a reckless choice of words
when you tell me that I'm too obstruce
I just thought it was a kind of bird
I just stood there not saying a word

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  8. Night Sky
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  12. Fiery Crash
  13. Heretics
  14. If I Needed You
  15. Some Of These Days
  16. Scythian Empire
  17. Anonanimal
  18. Near Death Experience
  19. Lazy Projector
  20. Banking on a Myth
  21. Tables and Chairs
  22. 50 Pieces
  23. Tea And Thorazine
  24. Don't Be Scared
  25. Candy Shop
  26. Effigy
  27. Lusitania
  28. Opposite Day
  29. Core and Ring
  30. Minor Stab
  31. Nuthinduan Waltz
  32. Too Long
  33. Wait
  34. Why?
  35. Weather Systems
  36. Action/Adventure
  37. Dark Matter
  38. Plasticities
  39. Simple X
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  2. Masterswarm
  3. Not A Robot, But A Ghost
  4. How YOu Gonna Keep 'Em Down On The Farm
  5. Fitz & Dizzyspells
  6. Meet me here at dawn
  7. Fitz And Dizzy Spells
  8. Skin Is, My
  9. Eyeoneye
  10. Danse Caribe
  11. Orpheo Looks Back
  12. 11:11
  13. Masterfade
  14. Measuring Cups
  15. MX Missiles
  16. My Skin Is
  17. The Naming of Things
  18. A Drinking Song (In the Grande Style)
  19. Woman's Life and Love
  20. Beware
  21. Case In Point
  22. Cock O' the Walk
  23. Dear Old Greenland
  24. Eugene
  25. Fatal Flower Garden
  26. Feetlips
  27. Glass Figurine
  28. Gris-Gris
  29. Headsoak
  30. How Indiscreet
  31. Ides Of Swing
  32. Pathetique
  33. Satisfied
  34. The Confession
  35. Two Way Action
  36. Vidalia
  37. Waiting To Talk
  38. Way Out West
  39. Wishing for Contentment
  1. First Song
  2. I
  3. Lull
  4. Goth Olympians
  5. Spare-Ohs
  6. Self-Torture
  7. The Water Jet Cilice
  8. Sic of Elephants
  9. Two Sisters
  10. The Giant Of Illinois
  11. Grinnin'
  12. Tin Foil
  13. Darkmatter
  14. Oh Sister
  15. The Trees Were Mistaken
  16. The Privateers
  17. Natural Disaster
  18. Nomenclature
  19. Souverian
  20. The Sifters
  21. It's Not Easy Being Green
  22. A Woman's Life And Love
  23. Action / Adventure
  24. Being Green
  25. Some Of These Days/chinatown, My Chinatown
  26. Tea And Therazine
  27. The Idiot's Genius
  28. Danse Carribe
  29. Sifters
  30. Twa Sisters
  31. Spanish For Monsters
  32. Song Of Foot
  33. Happy Day
  34. Orpheo
  35. Something Biblical
  36. Railroad Bill
  37. Spirograph
  38. When That Helicopter Comes
  39. Begging Questions
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