LEIF VOLLEBEKK

VANCOUVER TIME

West London alleyways
San Pedro’s valley’s haze
Works my mind just like a maze
When I see you around

No honey you are not a kid
You know how to keep it hid
And I know just what you did
In those buildings downtown

In the party’s balcony
Where you caught up with me
Said you were not through with me
Well I could’ve guessed

Afternoons were losing light
December’s moon was shining bright
That’s when that you thought you just might
Settle for the best

When we were in Vancouver town
The time that I finally let you down
You was in some evening gown
I was wearing jeans

Sometimes we run alongside each other
Sometimes it’s like there’s no other
Sometimes we make horrible lovers
Sometimes we’re just mean

The way you kissed my unshaven face
And disappeared without a trace
Maybe I’ll get my own little place
Overlooking the ocean

Pacific Northwest on a southbound train
Buffalo clouds hanging above the plains
Some say I’m different some say I’m the same
Some say I go through the motions

Well something did change inside of me
Changed something in the way I see
I see those shadows hanging on the street
You can’t outmanoeuvre time

I’m only leaving cause I can’t stay
I always loved you and I never payed
I hear that even in L.A.
It’s Vancouver time