It's too hard to see you grown
another vestal virgin on the town
penned in with the trust me faces
you think you've made them
walk five paces behind you

It's too hard when your skin is brown
my own interest level drops way down
shoving your rabbit foot in their faces
your good lucks and your just in cases
still now and then the tortoise wastes his time

I remember you from TV and radio
sitting in the hairy palm of Mighty Joe Young
playing "Beautiful Dreamer" on your piano

You used to punish yourself
just to remember
just so the message would linger
now every road's a bee-line to pleasure
as the crow flies so flies Theresa

as the crow flies, so flies Theresa

I don't want to know
whose you've seen so far I've wished you alone
encased in losses you can't quite forget

I remember you from hours spent
with TV and radio
sitting in the hairy palm of Mighty Joe Young
playing "Beautiful Dreamer" on your piano

Punishing yourself
just to remember just so the feeling would linger
now every road's a bee-line to pleasure
as the crow flies so flies Theresa
as the crow flies so flies Theresa
as the crow flies, so flies Theresa