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 Posted: Wed Dec 18th, 2019 06:41 am
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M.P. Dudash
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I’m front and center in this barroom
Every single night of every week
The things I’ve seen would honestly
Make you cringe in disbelief
And seldom does one look at me
At least for very long

CH
It sure gets lonely hanging round here
In a place where hopes and dreams go to die
I’m a mirror in a barroom
Reflecting on the souls of those
That love has left behind

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You look to me, I look back at you
Your every glass is empty even when it’s full
I hope that you will learn
Neither Jim nor Jack’s concerned
If you dig your final resting place
One bottle at a time

CH
It sure gets lonely hanging round here
In a place where hopes and dreams go to die
I’m a mirror in a barroom
Reflecting on the souls of those
That love has left behind

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I’ve watched better men than you fall to pieces
Cause they hung out with me till closing time
If you dig a hole too deep you’ll find that
It’ll turn into a mountain, one that you can’t climb

CH
It sure gets lonely hanging round here
In a place where hopes and dreams go to die
I’m a mirror in a barroom
Reflecting on the souls of those
That love has left behind

I’m a mirror in a barroom
Reflecting on the souls of those
That love has left behind

Copyright © Michael P. Dudash 12/18/2019



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 Posted: Wed Dec 18th, 2019 09:29 pm
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I like this tale.

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 Posted: Thu Dec 19th, 2019 12:23 am
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M.P. Dudash
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Thank you



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 Posted: Thu Jan 2nd, 2020 06:21 pm
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That song is really put together tight. Engaging story told with language that puts you inside the story. I've actually been to that bar! Good job



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 Posted: Thu Jan 2nd, 2020 09:27 pm
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Many thanks Charles!



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 Posted: Fri Jan 3rd, 2020 02:53 am
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This lyric is very well put together and poignant. I, personally, am not a fan of barroom or drinking related songs but this is different. It shows self examination/reflection —good use of the mirror. Overall, well written lyric!

Charles



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 Posted: Fri Jan 3rd, 2020 03:51 am
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Thank you Charles! Appreciate the look.



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