Song Name: Piece of String

Songwriter: John Freund

Copyright: 2002

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Lyrics:

Yesterday she was waiting for him - like any other day
Watching a robin build a nest with a little piece of string
Yesterday she was laughing when he said, "Come on!"
Watching Emmett dangle car keys in the sun
Now the headlights shine on this little piece of string they're driving on
And then they feel blown away
And then they feel free
She says, "I don't care what happens to me."
She and Emmett been drivin' all night
She and Emmett been drivin' all night
She and Emmett just drive along a little piece of string

Last night she was crying for him as he told his story
Then his tears took a turn as she told him hers
Last night she was smiling with him sitting close
As they made their way towards the coast
And she closes her eyes, and leans her head back and away she flows
And then she feels blown away, and then she feels free
She says, "I don't care what happens to me."
She and Emmett been drivin' all night
She and Emmett been drivin' all night

She and Emmett just keep driving on with the windows down
His father's bottle of Crown
Emmett steers the Fury onto brand new ground
Like the fuzzy dice swinging in the wind
They are two young lives just hanging by a little piece of string

This morning she is staring at him, she wonders what he's thinking
His eyes fixed straight ahead but it's her he sees
This morning it is getting near dawn
Drivin' all night east into the eyeball of the sun
With wonderful, beautiful laughter and one or two favorite songs
And then they feel blown away, and then they feel free
She says, "I don't care what happens to me."
She and Emmett been drivin' all night
She and Emmett been drivin' all night
She and Emmett are speeding away from the same old thing
Toward the brand new life they'll find along this little piece of string