Pouring Good Whiskey On The Past Lyrics

by Chris Cagle

Well I've been sitting here just thinking
Dealing with my feelings about leaving
Trying to keep from drinking
And every day I pray that I make it through one more day
Without giving in to the only friend who can take the pain away
Man believe me it would be easy

Cause I could go there
It wouldn't get me nowhere
Just a shot it all it takes to bring her back
And when the bottle's empty
It will only leave me
Holding on to nothing more than memory and a glass
You see there ain't no future pouring good whiskey on the past

So what am I doing here
I know it don't make sense
Everybody knows a bar and a broken heart
Are two things that just don't mix
But I can't go home
Oh the thought of being there alone
With a bottle on the shelf
Saying go and help yourself
Man I know I'm not that strong
Man believe me, cause it would be easy

Well I could go there
But it wouldn't get me nowhere
Just a shot is all it takes to bring her back
And when the bottle's empty
It will only leave me
Holding on to nothing more than memory and a glass
See there ain't no future pouring good whiskey on the past

Well I've been sitting here, just thinking
Dealing with my feelings about leaving
Trying to keep from drinking