Pints of Guinness Make You Strong

Evelyn sits by the elevator doors
It's been 37 years since James died on St. Patrick's Day, 1964
She could not hold it against him

There were times when there was nothing she could do
But lie in bed all day beside a picture of them together
A picture of better days

And just like James, I'll be drinking Irish tonight
With the memory of his last work week will be gone forever
Evelyn, I'm not coming home tonight

If we're never together, if I'm never back again
Well, I swear to God that I'll love you forever
Evelyn, I'm not coming home tonight

In all the years that went by, she said she'd always love him
And from the day that he died
She never loved again

And in his wallet she kept on her nightstand
An A.A. card and a lock of red hair
She kept secrets of pride locked so tight in her heart
It killed a part of her before the rest was gone

She said, "if I would have known just how things would have ended up
I just would have let myself die"

And just like James, I'm drinking Irish tonight
With the memory of his last work week will be gone forever
Evelyn, I'm not coming home tonight

If we're never together, if I'm never back again
Well, I swear to God that I'll love you forever
Evelyn, I'm not coming home tonight



Credits
Writer(s): laura jane grace, tom gabel
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