|Lyrics:||Eight to ten years for possession,|
I'm living at the state hotel.
I guess I
learned my lesson.
I guess I learned it well.
The judge says, "I got no
The law upon that point is clear.
Either got to put you up at state
Or let you walk away from here.
"I see you got a prior
That just about ties my hands.
They took away my power of
I've got to honor what the law commands.
"You were indicted for
to obstruct the right of way."
The plea was civil liberty,
it wasn't a judge that day.
Possession, nine points of the law they
Possession, take that boy and salt him away.
Possession, teach him how to
They'd rather let a killer walk the street,
Than another damn freak like
Got a wife and kid on the way.
I've never had a nose for crime.
Someone passed me a joint one day,
And now I'm doing federal time.
letter from wife that read,
"I just met another man.
It ain't that I don't love
you, it said.
"I hope you understand."
Guess my luck ain't all that
Smiling through my tears.
Seems that the D.A. knew my dad
Or I might
have got 20 years.
Killer comes and a killer walks,
While I sit rotting
The scene of the crime is the ballot box,
And people who vote from
Possession, nine points of the law
Possession, take that boy and lock him away
Possession, I've come to
They'd rather free a man with some blood on his hands,
damn freak like me