either / or lyrics – elliott smith

you’re strong, you’re stubborn now
in an endless symbolic war
brave or bored, either/or

sometimes i ricochet from the past
and at times a future i’ve already had before
champion or ch*r*, either/or.

i’ll write the pages you rip out
back in their places again
one day you’ll know what you’re talking about
i can hardly imagine, but until then i’ll be

filling in these blanks that you create
every time you win some petty score
posing as hardcore, oh yeah, either/or

look at the spin chief, battered and broken
clutching a plastic rose
we’re all in the downpour you carry around for
trashing a lifestyle you’ve never known

it’s a useful dream that makes
quite an entertaining show and not much more
up against and for, either/or

/ elliott smith lyrics