E                     Abm               A               B
People are starting to tear down their Christmas lights.
            Dbm        B 
It never got cold here,
                         A            B
but they know that the season's died.
E                 Abm             A   B
I've been sleeping in a motel off 95.
               Dbm           B
I don't really mind it much. 
                  A            B
The clerk at the desk is nice.
         A                                            E           A   E  A
Well he pours me a coffee and asks me if it's been a long night.


     E                        Abm
Well I found a bar that's just 
             A             B
outside the township line.
                 Dbm         B
I go there most every night.
                 A           B
I drank my last paycheck dry 
     E                     Abm            A           B
And outside, a homeless man asks me for change and I,
                    Dbm          B
I look him straight in his eyes. 
               A         B
He starts to apologize.
          A                                     E
Tells me god's got a plan for me and that it'll be alright.


A                                   E
I didn't know that I looked that pathetic.
A                                   E
I didn't know that I looked that pathetic.
A                                   E       A
I didn't know that I looked that pathetic.


     E                    Abm             A              B
The owner's been giving me a break on my rent this week.
                  Dbm        B                A          B
He says that I'm good for it. I joke how I'm probably 
    E                    Abm             A       B
But I came up short again and nobody's laughing.
                    Dbm    B
So I'll sneak out at 2 am.
               A           B
I can't do it honestly.
        A                                       E
Well I know I'm a coward and I feel a bad night coming.


A                                   E
I didn't know that I looked that pathetic.
A                                   E
I didn't know that I looked that pathetic.
A                                   E       
I didn't know that I looked that pathetic.
A
I didn't know.


E            A                                 B
So, pour me another drink for a daughter I'll never meet, 
                  A                 
A wife who don't love me, 
                      E
And this cold cup of coffee. 
             A                               B
So pour me another drink and I'll count my blessings. 
                         A                              E
I've got a half tank of gas left and this bottle ain't empty.
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