The Art Teacher

The Art Teacher

Rufus Wainwright

There I was in uniform
Looking at the art teacher
I was just a girl then,
Never have I loved since then

He was not that much older than I was
He had taken our class to the Metropolitan Museum
He asked us what our favorite work of art was,
But never could I tell him it was him
Oh, I wish I could tell him,
Oh, I wish I could have told him

I looked at the Rubens and Rembrandts
I liked the John Singer Sargents
He told me he liked Turner
And never have I turned since then
No, never have I turned to any other man

All this having been said,
I married an executive company head
All this having been done, a Turner, I own one
Here I am in this uniformish, pant-suit sort of thing,
Thinking of the art teacher
I was just a girl then,
Never have I loved since then
No, never have I loved any other man

Written by WAINWRIGHT, RUFUS
Published by Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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