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The Moon Is In The Gutter Lyrics

"The Moon Is In The Gutter" was written by Cave Nicholas Edward.
"The Moon Is In The Gutter" was written by Cave Nicholas Edward.

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The moon is in the gutter
And the stars wash down the sink
I am the king of the blues
I scape the clay off my shoes
And wade down the gutter, gutter and the moon

The moon blind my eye with opal cataracts
As I cut through the saw-mills and the stacks
Leaping over the gully where I would one day take Lucy
Then wash up my hands in the gutter and the moon

Such a long way from home
Just me and the moon is in the gutter
And all my plans are flushed down the drain
I wander lonely as a cloud
Over memories at her mound
Then lie down in the bitter gutter moon

Cave Nicholas Edward

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