ARTIST: Suzanne Vega
TITLE: Tom's Diner
Lyrics and Chords

[ Dm6 = xx0201 ; Capo 2 ]

Do do do do...

/ Em - / C - / :

I am sitting in the morning
At the diner on the corner
I am waiting at the counter
For the man to pour the coffee

   And he fills it only halfway
   And before I even argue
   He is looking out the window
   At somebody coming in

   / G - / Dm6 - / Em - / B7 - /

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"It is always nice to see you"
Says the man behind the counter
To the woman who has come in
She is shaking her umbrella

   And I look the other way
   As they are kissing their hellos
   And I'm pretending not to see them
   And instead I pour the milk

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I open up the paper
There's a story of an actor
Who had died while he was drinking
It was no one I had heard of

   And I'm turning to the horoscope
   And looking for the funnies
   When I'm feeling someone watching me
   And so I raise my head

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There's a woman on the outside
Looking inside, does she see me
No she does not really see me
'Cause she sees her own reflection

   And I'm trying not to notice
   That she's hitching up her skirt
   And while she's straightening her stockings
   Her hair has gotten wet

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Oh, this rain, it will continue
Through the morning as I'm listening
To the bells of the cathedral
I am thinking of your voice

Do do do do...

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