"shrug" by Ani DiFranco


what's with that halo hovering
above that thick skull
spare me
if i do say so - i think you're covering
'course there was nothing
could've prepared me 

for the side effect of this dirty drug
the way you punish me and then you shrug


what's with that phone call, baby
it's like you're trying
just trying to crush me
do you feel stronger each time you push me, dear
did you tell your mom you carpet bombed
before you left here 

and is it just the side effect of this dirty drug
or does each apology sound more like a shrug 

are you at home now with your kitty cats
are you just at home now with the way that you act
do you split the rent there with all your secrets
or do you just pretend to all your friends
they're uninvited guests 

yes and when you want it tidy tell me
can you still dispel me
sweep me neatly under the rug
does your conscience ever mention
the way that you treat me
or do you just fend it off with a  

Ani DiFranco Lyrics brought to you by danah boyd since 1995