Am Em F C In the desert, where the cities are made of gold, G Am F C there's a girl playing hopscotch with pink ribbon pigtails. Am Em F C And her mom calls out from an apartment balcony, G Am F C "Come on, baby! your bath is ready! it's almost time for sleep!" Am C E E7 And i wonder, who's the father... Am C E E7 and i wonder what they call her E7 Sierra Am Em F C does her mother smoke or does she jog every morning? G Am F C does she drink when she thinks about me, or doesn't she need to drink? Am Em F C does she have a man who works a 9 to 5 G Am F C does he come home to kiss our young sierra, tuck her in and say goodnight? Am C E E7 and an extra kiss for mama... Am C E E7 i want that kiss, that kid, that apartment F C i'm ready to settle down now Am G so get that man out of my bed F Am i want my daughter back now C /B E F F7 i want to kiss her, tuck her in, and say, "goodnight, my baby girl" F7 sierra Am Em F C sierra sierra sierra sierra G Am i'll never know who you are F C and i don't deserve to Am Em F C sierra sierra sierra sierra G my little girl Am F C we would have been so...oh, nevermind F Am but i'm ready to settle down now C E E7 yeah i'm ready to leave that wrecking ball behind F Am I could be your carpenter, C E E7 F F7 and you could be my twinkling north star o'er the desert sky.