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Intro:
D  C (x4)

D
Sinking ship
    C                 D
How long can you hold still?
             C                 D    C  D  C
Your illness spills against my face
D
Sinking ship
    C                 D
How long can you hold still? 
              C               D      C  D  C
Oh, can't you feel the coming waves?
  D              C              D               C           D    C  D  C
A perfect Sunday portrait of my mother painting horses all alone
   D             C               D                C                G   C
Of lovers and of leavers still believing they are free to come and go
G   C G   C
Ooooh Ooooh
G   C
Ooooh

D
Sinking ship
    C                 D
How long can you hold still?
             C               D   C  D  C
Your illness is all that you are
  D              C           D             C              D     C  D  C
A portrait of my father as a baby sleeping underneath the stars
  D                C             D           C                 D    C  D  C
A small pill of forgiveness I am giving to myself, it's what I need
  D                C             D               C          G     C
A small gift of fulfillment I am hoping you will open and receive
G   C G   C
Ooooh Ooooh
G
Ooooh

D  C (x4)

D
Sinking ship
    C                 D
How long can you hold still?
             C                D    C  D  C
Your illness fills this empty room
  D                C            D               C              D    C  D  C
A portrait of your lover softly drowning in the warm waters of June
  D              C              D              C                   D    C  D  C
A perfect Sunday portrait of my mother sending signals through the drum
  D              C               D              C            G    C
A portrait of my sadness finding shelter in the safety of my home
G   C G   C
Ooooh Ooooh
G   C
Ooooh
D  C D  C D  C  D
Oooh Oooh Oh oh oh

D  C  D  C  D  C  D...

Sinking Ship

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