Romeo can’t shut up about his amazing new girlfriend, Juliet. But his good friend the narrator knows too much about this one. He knows this Capulet girl is a handful of trouble, but he knows better than to try to talk sense to Romeo.
Winfield cred: Showcase selection for Walnut Valley Festival’s NewSong Showcase, 2013.
© 2001 Bryan Masters Em Don't you hate to see him with that Capulet girl A B she's got a destiny thing, you can see it in her eyes Em she don't deserve a guy like Romeo A B looks like he's gone for her lies C#m I knew her when she was a neighborhood punk A B before she sunk her claws into that Montague guy E F#m The Juliet I know is nothing like the girl A B E A B E that Romeo describes I never knew that he could get like this he says he'd die for her, you know I think that he would I bet you'll find him at the Capulet ball I bet she's up to no good There's no explaining to a Montague when he's young and in love and feeling unwise The Juliet I know is nothing like the girl that Romeo describes F#m Mr. Shakespeare, can't you see A B that what Romeo says and what Juliet does F#m just sounds like two very different stories to me A B write what you like, I'm just telling you E A B how she really was It's down to war now with the families he says the time has come, they're going over the wall tonight which leaves me wondering 'bout a memory (of Juliet) I wonder if she was right she told me once over a jug of wine about a love we would remember til the end of time how a beautiful maid would turn a young fool's head and their beautiful love would leave them stone cold dead I guess I've known her long enough to know she's not the kind of girl I'd trust with my life The Juliet I know is nothing like the girl that Romeo describes Bryan Masters Music/ASCAP