Arti Lirik James Taylor – A Junkie’s Lament

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Ricky's been kicking the gong, lickity-split, didn't take too long.
Ricky sudah menendang gong, lickity-split, tidak memakan waktu lama.
A junkie's sick, a monkey's strong, that's what's wrong.
Seorang pecandu sakit, monyet yang kuat, itulah yang salah.
Well, I guess he's been messing around downtown, so sad to see the man losing ground.
Yah, saya kira dia telah main-main di sekitar pusat kota, sangat sedih melihat pria itu kehilangan tanah.
Winding down behind closed doors on all fours.
Melongok ke bawah di balik pintu tertutup dengan keempat kakinya.


Mama, don't you call him my name, he can't hear you anymore.
Mama, jangan panggil dia namaku, dia tidak bisa mendengarmu lagi.
Even if he seems the same to you, that's a stranger to your door.
Bahkan jika dia tampaknya sama dengan Anda, itu orang asing di depan pintu Anda.
Go on, ask him what's he come here for.
Ayo, tanyakan padanya apa dia kemari?


Oh my God, a monkey can move a man. Send him to hell and home again.
Ya Tuhan, monyet bisa menggerakkan seorang pria. Kirim dia ke neraka dan pulang lagi.
An empty hand in the afternoon, shooting for the moon.
Sebuah tangan kosong di sore hari, menembaki bulan.
It's halfway sick and it's halfway stoned. He'd sure like to kick but he's too far gone.
Saat itu tengah sakit dan sedang dilempari batu. Dia pasti ingin menendang tapi dia terlalu jauh pergi.
They wind him down with the methadone, he's all on his own.
Mereka menurunkannya dengan metadon, dia sendirian.


But baby, don't you throw your love away, I hate to seem unkind.
Tapi sayang, jangan kau buang cintamu pergi, aku benci terlihat tidak baik.
It's only that I understand the man that the monkey can leave behind,
Hanya saja aku mengerti pria yang bisa ditinggalkan monyet itu,
I used to think he was a friend of mine.
Dulu aku mengira dia temanku.


Oh, La la la la la la la la, oh, la la la la la la la la. La la la, la la la, la la la la.
Oh, La la la la la la la la, oh, la la la la la la la la. La la la la la la la la la la la.

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