When You’re Not Around

by Duncan Jones


When you’re not around

Well this is how it feels

I’m a fast race car

But I got no wheels

I’m a chocolate chip cookie

With no chocolate chips

I’m the captain of a fleet

But I got no ships

I’m the key to a door

That’s got no lock

I’m a running sheep dog

But I got no flock

What I want you to hear

What I’m trying to say

Is that every single minute

You make my day

And on those nights

When you’re not in my room

I play a good song

And I dance with a broom

Because nobody else

Compares to the girl

Who’s sweet as sugar

And pretty as a pearl

If you cut your hair

And dyed it blue

Then I’d do it too

Just to be like you

And even when you say

That I make you mad

You’re talkin’ ‘bout me

So it makes me glad

There’s not one thing

That could make me not miss

The only sweet girl

That I want to kiss!