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CHARACTER FLAW
Greg Masiello / Greg Trooper

Bright light gleaming from an old streetlight
Shimmers in the pool of a Saturday night
Your silhouette screams to this old boy
But don’t start thinking I’m the real McCoy

I don’t have to guess how this might end
I’ve always thrown caution to the wind
Girl your spell is drawing me in
Another mistake I’m about to begin

You’d think by now I’d figure this out
I can hear them talking ‘bout this old lout
However this ends win, lose or draw
I’m still stuck inside this character flaw

When I was at war I swore by Jim
When I got home I wouldn’t fall back in
To taking some girl on a one night ride
I’d clip the wings off my wild side

But you over there all sultry and sleek
Remind me of a tragedy Roman or Greek
Just like Cupids arrow gone astray
I’ll save that promise for another day

You’d think by now I’d figure this out
I can hear them talking ‘bout this old lout
However this ends win, lose or draw
I’m still stuck inside this character flaw

What do you mean you want to come home with me
I’m just a snake and your mom would agree

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from SW​​:​​S Retreat - August 23​-​25, 2013, released August 26, 2013
52 Shakes Music (BMI) / SongwritingWith:Soldiers Music (ASCAP)

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Founded by Austin, Texas singer-songwriter Darden Smith and Mary Judd, SongwritingWith:Soldiers is a non-profit 501c (3) organization.

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