Damn Near Twenty

by Scott Wells

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Been damn near 20 but I still feel your ghost,
Must've followed me out here when I ran from the coast,
While you've got my attention, lemme raise a toast,
Tell you what I wonder the most;

What would you be thinking if you saw me today,
If I could hear your voice, tell me what would it say?
Probably insulting, but in anger or play?
Never could tell back in the day;

When my confidence is shaken,
It's followed soon by your advice,
Whether or not your words are taken,
I have to stop and think twice;

Been damn near 20 but I still feel the burn,
Of all those lessons I failed to learn,
Made me feel so small, but somehow I yearn,
For your misspoken concern;

Wonder what you'd say if I could pick up the phone,
Would you give me trouble, for being alone,
Ask me why I have no family of my own,
And how you'd feel if I made it known;

I fear I'd treat my family coldly,
Make them bitter and distressed,
Tell them the same cruel things you told me,
And make them feel second best;

Been damn near 20 but I still hear your voice,
Trying to tell me, that I have the choice,
To let the past go, regain my poise,
Enjoy what I have now and rejoice;

Easy said than done...

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released March 11, 2017
Written and recorded by Scott Wells

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Scott Wells Fargo, North Dakota

Born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska, Scott's lyrics are heavily influenced by the story tellers his Dad listened to on their many road trips to their favorite fishing destinations. Scott currently resides and records in Fargo, North Dakota.

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