So Close (Rachel Proctor)

She gets in from work, takes off her coat sits down hard and lights a smoke, slips off her shoes She's thinking just how'd nice it be to have someone to rub her feet, and just to talk to And mama, she don't understand, w hy she can't seem to find a man She says, "Are you even tryin'?" Oh but it's true what they say about good men, they're either gay, married or just wanna be friends Makes a girl feel like cryin' Jaded, tried and sick of the whole damn thing It just seems cruel to think that she might be So close Just three doors down and one floor up, he pours some wine in a coffee cup, turns the TV on He tells himself it could be worse, he's got his friends and he's got his work, it ain't so bad alone. When his younger brothers done got kids, a dog, a cat and a privacy fence, and a pretty wife, a bed to match his sheets And the kids call him uncle and he's glad they do, but he always hurts a little bit too, 'cuz lately, he's afraid that's all he's ever gonna be Jaded, tried and sick of the whole damn thing It just seems cruel to think that he might be So close The elevator stops, they both get on, she fumbles in her purse, he's on the phone, and their eyes never even meet And it's sad to think they look so hard, and it's all right there in that elevator car, hmm, the irony, So Close Yeah, yeah So Close Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah So Close