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Benjamin Caro

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Erin I want you to know that
Don is tryin’ to get a hold of you
We all are I think, I think so

None of us seen you in three days now
behind the gas station where they throw out donuts or
the alley with the dogs where
we ain’t woken by cops you know
the place. And then

Angie thinks you might’ve gone off
with that dope dealer fuckhead
but you told me on Tuesday that wasn’t
part the plan, so

I’m just wondering where you sleeping.
Cause you know

you’re not too old yet, you’re not the rest ‘us, or
maybe you are cause what I heard is you
been through it too – Bobby said
You swung the door out when you fled your house
so your daddy had to shut it himself.

And Derek you know the guy
who works at the store Derek says you
went home, probably, but see
he don’t know why you left,
he don’t know that you don’t want to be
touched no more, and you’re never goin back
just like all us out here.

I’m just worried is all, so
if you get this, if you hear any of us, just know
Don is trying to get a hold of ya, Erin.

Just want to know where you’re at.

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