From the recordings Live 2020 and St. Valentine (Live)

Lyrics

St. Valentine
Words & Music: Tim Kochanski * Copyright 2009

St. Valentine,
I got leavin’ on my mind
There’s no reason good ‘nough to stay in this town
When my baby’s miles away

The sound of airplanes in the sky
Roaring louder than ever before
Like the calling of the wild
Like a knockin’ at your door

Chocolate hearts are turning soft
Bodega roses bloom in cellophane
The air is cold, but winter’s old
When the birds fly north I’ll do the same

Cause the world turns through the night
Balancing darkness and light
I’ve been one sided for so long
A see-saw ride I’m getting off



St. Valentine,
I got leavin’ on my mind
There’s no reason good ‘nough to stay in this town
When my baby’s miles away

Morning truckers, headlights on
Before the A.M. traffic rage
A sunrise glare across the windshield
Like blind love leading the way

As far as the eye can see
Slick city women, perfumed and dressed up tight
A small town boy could do some damage
Squeezing virtues into vice

But a thousand rowdy nights
Ain’t worth one minute by her side
I’ve been one sided for so long
A see-saw ride I’m getting off.