Dar Williams As Cool As I Am chords
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Ask if you want chord fingering help. C G/B Am F x2 C G/B Am F C Yea, there was a time I didn't like the love, I liked the climbers, G/B Am F Am - I was no brother then, I was running out of time and one liners, C G/B Am F C And I was afraid, like you are when you're too young to know the time, and G/B Am F C So I watched the way you take your fear and hoard the horizon, G/B Am F Am - You point, you have a word for every woman you can lay your eyes on, G Em Like you own them just because you bought the time, F NC And you turn to me, you say you hope I'm not threatened, C G C G/B Am F Oh, I'm not that petty, as cool as I am, I thought you'd know this already, C G/B Am F C F (C G/B Am F) x2 I will not be afraid of women, I will not be afraid of women. C G/B Am F C So now we're at a club, you watch the woman dancing, she is drunk, G/B Am F Am - She is smiling and she's falling in a slow, descending funk, C G/B Am F C And the whole bar is loud and proud and everybody's trying, yeah. G/B Am F C You play the artist, saying, "Is it how she moves, or how she looks?" G/B Am F Am - I say, it's loneliness suspended to our own like grappling hooks, G Em And as long as she's got noise, she's fine. F NC But I could teach her how I learned to dance when the music's ended, C G C G/B Am F Oh, and that's not petty, as cool as I am, I thought you'd know this already, C G/B Am F C F (C G/B Am F) x2 I will not be afraid of women, I will not be afraid of women. C G/B Am F C G/B Am F You tried to make me doubt, to make me guess, tried to make me feel like a little less, C G/B Am F C G/B Am F Oh, I like'd you when your soul was bared, I thought you knew how to be scared, G Em And now it's amazing what you did to make me stay, F But truth is just like time, it catches up and it just keeps going, C G/B Am F C And so I'm leaving, you can find out how much better things can get, G/B Am F Am - And if it helps, I'd say I feel a little worse than I did when we met, C G/B Am F C So when you find someone else, you can try again, it might work next time, G/B Am F C You look out of the kitchen window and you shake your head and say low, G/B Am F Am - "If I could believe that stuff, I'd say that woman has a halo," G Em And I look out and say, "Yeah, she's really blonde," F NC And then I go outside to join the others, I am the others, C G C G/B Am F Oh, and that's not easy, I don't know what you saw, I want somebody who sees me, C G/B Am F C F (C G/B Am F) x2 C I will not be afraid of women, I will not be afraid of women.