30 April 2013

More Foolish Games on Scrap It With a Song ...

I've always loved Foolish Games by Jewel which is the final song inspiration on Scrap It With a Song this month.

So many wonderful lyrics in this song if you wanted to go this route for your submission ... and of course I did :)

 You took your coat off and stood in the rain,
You're always crazy like that.
And I watched from my window,
Always felt I was outside looking in on you.
You're always the mysterious one with
Dark eyes and careless hair,
You were fashionably sensitive
But too cool to care.
You stood in my doorway, with nothing to say
Besides some comment on the weather.

Well in case you failed to notice,
In case you failed to see,
This is my heart bleeding before you,
This is me down on my knees, and...

These foolish games are tearing me apart,
And your thoughtless words are breaking my heart.
You're breaking my heart.

You're always brilliant in the morning,
Smoking your cigarettes and talking over coffee.
Your philosophies on art, Baroque moved you.
You loved Mozart and you'd talk of your loved ones
As I clumsily strummed my guitar.
You'd teach me of honest things,
Things that were daring, things that were clean.
Things that knew what an honest dollar did bring.
I hid my soiled hands behind my back.
Somewhere along the line, I must've got
Off track with you.

Well, excuse me, guess I've mistaken you for somebody else,
Somebody who gave a damn,
Somebody more like myself.

You took your coat off,
You stood in the rain,
You're always crazy like that.


Becky said...

Very pretty layout! I like how you used the lyrics. Thanks for playing along at Scrap it With a Song!

Carla said...

Beautiful photo and a great layout! Love the line you chose to use as your inspiration. Thanks so much for playing at Scrap it with a Song!