left behind lyrics – grace potter & the nocturnals

well, he? s gone to find his way again
said he? s lost his only friend
he? s got a jar of cash to spend
he? s runnin’ off just like he done before

and he made his stop down at the track
sold his favorite leather hat
told the man he won? t be back
and rounded out an old unsettled score

but ooh, this ain? t the first time
that i? ve been left behind

well, i? d cook his lunch and wash his clothes
he? d tend the fence and shoot the crows
and somewhere in there we got close
they say a handy man is hard to find

well, he bought the farm, i sold my car
he left me with a silver scar
he? s colder then a steel guitar
he always warned he ain? t the lovin’ kind

i told him ooh, this ain? t the first time
that i? ve been left behind

well, some days i cry like a child
other days i ramble wild
he? s got me so godd*mn beguiled
and i don? t even know his middle name

he? s been lost and found before
but i? ve stopped waitin’ by the door
but i still love him to the core
i only wish that he could do the same

but ooh, this ain? t the first time
that i? ve been left behind

well, he don? t call and he don? t write
he slips on in after midnight
i never turn off my porch light
he always finds his way back to my place

and i never asked him for a ring
he gave this old song to sing
and helped himself to everythin’
and now i? m here without a speck of grace

but ooh, this ain? t the first time
that i? ve been left behind, left behind

/ grace potter the nocturnals lyrics