White Plains (Vanderslice John)

on the sunday after the mason dance it's the one day I can remember when I felt so pure and really at peace with myself I was in love, the sun sang down victorious but the truth is I have no faith in happiness it turns to fear, draws the devils near so I jumped the fence and went out west abilene got a sales job as a pharmaceutical rep lived out of hotels, rental cars and a stowable bag I drove all day from hospital pacing and clinic sweats I drove all night I couldnýt ever sleep now anyway I tried, but the old devils, they found me in my room I hid under the covers and cried out as they tore off my sheets so I went east vietnam I'm long gone I'm up the river way past mekong but the old devils, they found me in my hut they poured through the windows, they cornered me and I cried out, to no one I give up.