Kentucky Avenue (Waits Tom)

Eddie graces buick got 4 bullet holes in the side Charlie delisle sittin at the top of an avocado tree Mrs stormll stab you with a steak knife if you step on her Lawn I got a half pack of lucky strikes man come along with me Lets fill our pockets with macadamia nuts Then go over to bobby goodmansons And jump off the roof Hilda plays strip poker And her mamas across the street Joey navinski says she put her tongue in his mouth Dicky faulkners got a switchblade And some gooseneck risers That eucalyptus is a hunchback Theres a wind up from the south Let me tie you up with kite string And Ill show you the scabs on my knee Watch out for the broken glass, put your shoes and socks On and come along with me Lets follow that fire track I think your house is burnin down The go down to the hobo jungle and kill some rattle Snakes with a trowel Well break all the windowa in the old anderson place And steal a bunch of boysenberrys And smear em on our face Ill get a dollar from my mamas purse And buy that scull and crossbones ring And you can wear it around your neck on an old piece of String Then well spit on ronnie arnold And flip him the bird And slash the tires on the school bus Now dont say a word Ill take a rusty nail and scratch your initials on my arm And Ill show you how to sneak up on the roof of the Drugstore Take the spongs from your wheelchair And a magpies wings And tie em to your shoulders and your feet Ill steal a hacksaw from my dad And cut the braces off your legs And well bury them tonight in the cornfield Put a church keey in your pocket Well hop that freight train in the hall And well slide down the drain all the way To new orleans in the fall