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Southbound Train Lyrics

Southbound Train by Jon Foreman  

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Southbound Train Oh, I guess they'll say I've grown
I know more than I wanted to know
I've said more than I wanted to say

I'm heading home
Yeah, but I'm not so sure
That home is a place
You can still get to by train

So, I'm lookin' out the window and I'm driftin' off to sleep
With my face pressed up against the pane
With the rhythm of my heart and the ringin' in my ears
It's the rhythm of the southbound train

Oh, where the wind starts to look like her hair
Like clouds in her bright blue eyes
As the sea and the shore fall and rise
Like her breast as she breathes by my side

And the moon is her lips as the sun
Is headed on down to the sea
Like her head as she lays down on me
Until we reach ocean side

Over and over, I hear the same refrain
It's the rhythm of my heart
And my sleepy girl's breathing
It's the rhythm of my southbound train

Oh, I suppose they'll say I should've known
Or maybe I'm just feelin' old
Like a lawyer
With no one to blame

I'm headed home
Yeah, but I'm not so sure
But home is a place
That'll ever be the same

So, we gather up our things and we head out in the cold
And your eyes are where you carry the pain
When I hear the whistle weeping, it's cryin' to the sky
It's the rhythm of the southbound train
It's the rhythm of the southbound train



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