Bad Books - Mesa, AZ A -X- (Basically slide up from G) A7 -0- -0- -2- -0- -0- -0- -2- -4- -0- -5- -X- G (320003@1) C (x32010@1) GWe (320003@1)passed 800 miles talking circles about living with loss C (x32010@1) GYou (320003@1)said your sense of humor's always helped you get above & across G (320003@1) C (x32010@1) GEvery (320003@1)hurdle, every chasm, every shocking & unspeakable blow C (x32010@1) Just proves the universe is chaos so you laugh to clear the lump from your G (320003@1) G/f# throat E (022100@1) ABut (x02220@1)if you're fixed on being bitter G (320003@1) A7Go (x02020@1)be bitter on your own CWe're (x32010@1)still two hours from El Paso D (xx0232@1) GArizona's (320003@1)such a long way to go The chemicals were coursing through our bloodstreams at incongruous rates I was time-traveling inward through a past life I can never erase You were hanging out the window, you said: 'We're just a beggar's banquet in space' You were laughing at the moon, you were cursing it for wearing your face Me & New Mexico are orphans Or is it bastards? Either way: I know a guy in Roswell We'll hitch a moonride, steal you back your face Interlude, Repeat Verse E (022100@1) AYou (x02220@1)sleep and whistle 'Blackbird' backwards G (320003@1) A7while (x02020@1)my eyes cut her name in clay. CYou (x32010@1)wake to Mesa, Arizona C (x32010@1) GSay, (320003@1)'Let it go. She'll change her mind someday.' CYou (x32010@1)took the wheel in Mesa, Arizona. DSaid, (xx0232@1)'I got the rest, man. GYou (320003@1)can drift away.'