I answer to me


NOFX – Lori Meyers
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[Edit: Mp3 deleted. Won’t want to eat into my August bandwidth, I have to pay several GB extra this month as it is. :)]

Lori Meyers used to live upstairs
Our parents had been friends for years
Almost every afternoon we’d play forbidden games
At nine years old there’s no such thing

It wasn’t recognition of her face
What brought me back, was a familiar mark
As it flashed across the screen
I bought some magazines, some video tape scenes
Incriminating acts, I felt that I could save

“Who the hell are you to tell me how to live my life?
You think I sell my body? I merely sell my time!
I ain’t no Cinderella, I ain’t waitin’ for no prince,
To save me, in fact until just now, I was doin’ just fine!
And on and on…”

“I know what degregation feels like,
I felt it on the floor at the factory,
Where I worked long before,
I took control!
Now I answer to me!
The 50K I make this year will go anywhere I please!
Where’s the problem?”

Disclaimer: The photo above is from my personal stock photo
collection – this one was taken last year, protected by public
photography laws, and has no causal relationship with the lyrics,
implied or otherwise.

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