daddy longlegs / baby son
Phantom love I will chase in exile
sweet orlean down St. Christopher
Without armor of audience (fancy studs) till your beast lover (lovermen) turn
In search of a softer quieter lie
She moves in a ballerina suit tight and quick
I'm steppin' in buckle boots slick and sharp
Chase the little hood down through the fire wood
And we'll walk together once again in search of that softer quieter lie
And I'll really believe that I want you
And you'll really believe you need me
Did I tell you bobby I got me a phantom love
The above lyrics are for a Bruce Springsteen song titled PHANTOM LOVE (JUST 16). The lyrics are taken from an uncompleted Springsteen handwritten lyrics sheet. It appears to be a very embryonic work-in-progress, not yet fully structured song, or possibly poem. There is no information about the origin of this lyrics sheet, but stylistic-wise, it appears to date from the 1971-1973 era.
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