i started using my pool around the time michael phelps became a household name.  i put a greenhouse around it so i can use it all year with a scuba suit.  this song is kinda like my parody of rem's "nightswimming".

my swimming days took shape the days that you'd win
i did not give myself cause to start to come fit and lean
i did negate the way-cool swim pool, my backyard
i learned it charms me four years after my check was charged

because of you, i get to play pool-darts like a child
because of you, i learned to make mine a great life
though alone's my world
because of you, i find the water tops most everything
and everyone around me
because of you, i am remade

my loser-days said i've gone so wrong, i've got to join the crowd
i cannot try, because i know that people can be snide
i more-less make my smiles, my laughs, every day - some are lies
my scars can't talk or relate, but the water eases all the hardships

because of you, i get to play pool-darts like a child
because of you, i learned to make mine a great life
though alone's my world
because of you, i find the water tops most everything
and everyone around me
because of you, i am remade

i watched you via satellite, every night before sleep
i love the fun you've spawned, it's grown
and it's never leaving me
i'd never thought to better myself,
i just scoffed at change
and now my pride's just to fucking be alive
just to go swimming

because of you, i get to play pool-darts like a child
because of you, i learned to make mine a great life
though alone's my world
because of you, my mind was harnessed from its dormant state-of-being
because of you, i don't know how i went never once to swim
because of you, i'm amazed at my life because it's zesty
because of you, i am remade

because of you, i love my pool
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