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(Mary-Chapin Carpenter/Don Schlitz)

I took a walk in the rain one day on the wrong side of the tracks

I stood on the rails till I saw that train

Just to see how my heart would react

Now some people say that you shouldn`t tempt fate

And for them I would not disagree

But I never learned nothing from playing it safe

I say fate should not tempt me

I take my chances, I don`t mind working without a net

I take my chances, I take my chances every chance I get

I sat alone in the dark one night, tuning in by remote

I found a preacher who spoke of the light but there was brimstone in his throat

He`d show me the way according to him in return for my personal check

I flipped my channel back to CNN and I lit another cigarette

I take my chances, forgiveness doesn`t come with a debt

I take my chances, I take my chances every chance I get

I`ve crossed lines of words and wire and both have cut me deep

I`ve been frozen out and I`ve been on fire and the tears are mine to weep

Now I can cry until I laugh and laugh until I cry

So cut the deck right in half, I`ll play from either side

I take my chances, I pay my dollar and I place my bet

I take my chances, I take my chances every chance I get

I take my chances, I don`t cling to remorse or regret

I take my chances, I take my chances every chance I get

I take my chances

I take my chances


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The Mary Chapin Carpenter song "I Take My Chances" appears on the following albums:
Come On Come On
30 June 1992

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