Cafe Girl

Sage Francis

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album: Track 18 in album The Known Unsoldier: "Sick of Waging War"
release date: 2001-11-30
popularity : 37 users have visited this page.
length: 4:12

Album Information

label: Strange Famous Records
country(area): United States
format: CD
script: Latin

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Sage Francis The Known Unsoldier: \

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Author: Sage Francis

Now here she comes...walking through the door...giving that look. Since/
Kids are behind me eating steak and soup, talking 'bout beatbreaks and loops/
And it's sad to say...I'm just a poetry fag actin' gay in my black beret/
To drink an ice coffee and kill a bit of time before the matinee/
Now I'm trying to avoid eye contact. Lets see if I can fool her/
Squinting my eyes, acting like I'm really serious about this mess of non-sensical pen action/
Is she still there? Standing awkwardly glaring? I think not/
Is she going stop making me waste ink from my pen as I sit and pretend/
Myself into meditation...and I'm on the brink of Zen/
She's STILL scoping! in fact, this chick's a 10/
Once she gets her grip on men they simply bend/...backwards.
Who all profess their love for all of her protruding features/
So dope, I'd have to smuggle her across state lines or else pay fines/
She's a non-conformist freak who only comes out in the daytime/
"Don't look at me." I can feel the burn of her stare on my sensitive skin/
Plus, I'm allergic to the medicine of sexual healing/
Now I'm covering up my crotch region by crossing my legs/
into my forearms. I should...invite her for a cup of Joe/

Naturally...Now my thoughts spin...and she's on the "out" for sure/
I activate testicular bravery and I shout to her/
Our eyes lock.

and I say "Hi, I'm not/
trying to hit on you like the way all these other guys jock/

I'd be glad to front the cost of a date with you as long as you pay me back/
And I know my facial hair is weird...but I've been waiting for someone like you to shave my beard/
I'm usually more discreet about my insecurities, but today...I just ain't prepared."/
And I was like "Uhhh...yeah.../
Nervous twitches were initiated and out nostrils flared/

She looked at my napkin and noticed what I wrote/
I said "The funny thing is...I could have used you as a muse/
Mass amounts of unsent love letters and out-of-tune love ballads/
It's untrue. I don't want to create a first impression I can't live up to/

So I jumped up on her shoulders as we exited the entrance.

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Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Commercial Radio Advice (intro)
  • 2 Narcissist
  • 3 Mourning Aftermath
  • 4 Makeshift Patriot
  • 5 Freestyle Confession
  • 6 Can I Kick It?
  • 7 Hang Time (Bang Bang Boogie)
  • 8 Mutiny
  • 9 I'm Gonna Getcha
  • 10 Mermaids Are Seasluts
  • 11 Embarrassed
  • 12 Inner Conflict
  • 13 How to Write a Political Poem
  • 14 This Is Not a Dis Freestyle
  • 15 AOI Jam
  • 16 I'm Not a Hater
  • 17 Questions Their Motives Freestyle
  • 18 Cafe Girl
  • 19 Not What I Am
  • 20 Dirty Mac
  • 21 The Write
  • 22 Love Letters From Hell (outro)
  • 23 [untitled]