ball and chain
Meanings of "ball and chain"
1. Something (or someone) that prevents you from doing what you had intention to do.
2. A humorous slang for "wife".
"ball and chain" em letras
Some would like to swap their lives for yours
not knowing that every hope brings its sorrow.
Like an invisible burden[fn]or nuisance; maybe a person who is a burden or nuisance. Can't use "ball" in that sense in English, except in the phrase "ball and chain"[/fn] that often makes us laughable
we write the story but it isn't a poem.
What if he's the one to help you get out of the rain
What if he's the one to want to always make your day
See it isn't fair man let's break the ball and chain
If you've had some bad experiences with guys in the past
But I cried to get a job like a dying man without a drink
The "I love you's" to my parents, alone in my bed at night
To each it's own ball and chain, with no goal life is too long
Writing poems, everything is violent in a violin
Where I vacation, where I live, where I eat, with my eyes
My notebook is flowers and scribbles
A backpack like ball and chain, a classroom like a cell
My name will sound like a paternal call inside the roll call
Where did you come from from all the sides simultaneously like a ball and chain?*
Unexpected and inevitable you came,got me and flowed through my veins.
Wrong and not calm I feel with you, and without you - all is usual.
And therefore - you are the real love, this love came in wrong time, but....
and some men like ta hear, the cannon ball a roarin'.
Me? I like sleepin' especially in my Molly's chamber.
But here I am in prison, here I am with ball and chain, yeah.
Oh I know you're going to miss all those sweet things.
And then you'll find that your whole life will be like mine,
Oh Lord, wrapped up like a ball and chain.