Miranda Lambert
Mama's broken heart

I cut my bangs with some rusty kitchen scissors
I screamed his name ’til the neighbors called the cops
I numbed the pain at the expense of my liver
Don’t know what I did next I just know I couldn’t stop

Word got around to the barflies and the baptists
My mama's phone started ringin’ off the hook
I can hear her now sayin’ she ain’t gonna have it
Don’t matter how you feel it only matters how you look

Go and fix your make-up girl, it’s just a breakup
Run and hide your crazy and start actin’ like a lady
'Cause I raised you better, gotta keep it together
Even when you fall apart, this ain’t my mama's broken heart

Wish I could be just a little less dramatic
Like a Kennedy when Camelot went down in flames
Leave it to me to be holdin’ the matches
When the firetrucks show up and there’s nobody else to blame

Can’t get revenge and keep a spotless reputation
Sometimes revenge is a choice you gotta make
My mama came from a softer generation
Where you get a grip, and bite your lip, and save a little face

Go and fix your make-up girl, it’s just a breakup
Run and hide your crazy and start actin’ like a lady
'Cause I raised you better, gotta keep it together
Even when you fall apart, but this ain’t my mama's broken heart

Powder your nose, paint your toes, line your lips and keep ‘em closed
Cross your legs, dot your I’s,and never let ‘em see you cry

Go and fix your make-up girl, it’s just a breakup
Run and hide your crazy and start actin’ like a lady
'Cause I raised you better, gotta keep it together
Even when you fall apart, this ain’t my mama's broken heart

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    Tina at Sat 15 Oct, 2011 4:11 pm

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Language: English
Available on: Four The Record (2011)

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