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by Matt roi Berger

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Wrote a song a week for the year of our Lord 2010.

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released December 31, 2010

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Track Name: Uh-Oh
Three boys and a world to see
We gotta keep our heads together, gotta follow the leads
And the villain is the bug gonna put us to sleep
Gonna make us shake fists put the knife in the dream

Well kick me once and I’m still asleep
But you could wake me with yer backyard beats
The boys hit the wall and they thumpin they feet
Get my body in da motion get me sayin to me, I say:

Uh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh!

I got hands and a heart that heaves
For the sticky sweet scent of the bum-bully bees
But the jelly sink low in the junkyard heat
Need the rattle of a breath just to keep its feet

We like to keep it in the family tree
I hit the guitar, he kicks the beats
Then he lays line like electric pipes
And the song spits back wid da bump and grind and go:

Uh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh!

Wid a cherry on top we’re the sundae ta beat
Feral like a weekend in ya memory
So the songbird sings in the aural lights
Puts the spikes in the honey like a porcupine

Ain’t no one gonna take me to my bed but me
And no one gonna tuck me but my loverly three
Hear my voice bounce back in the harmony
Hear my words send me off to the dark country, I hear a:

Uh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh!
Track Name: Can't Sleep
If I blew myself a kiss
Wouldn’t you think something was amiss?
If I could grow myself again
What to keep and what to weed away
I need you

If I put all my faith in you
Just how soon would you make me regret the move?
Like a cousin to the wind
shapes ain’t cement, snakeskin’s all we’re in
Still, i need you

Can’t rely on anyone anymore

Sell me something more than what you’d like
Blood’s not enough, promise me you’re mine

I can’t rely on anyone anymore
I can’t sleep it’s all these dreams of all I’ve been before
Track Name: We Got It
Well someone blinded all the bulbs in the city of light
And the fake plastic stars lose their glow; fall, leaving holes in the sky
And everybody’s moving left, now moving back to the right
Shake the styrofoam boats til the holes all close up overnight

And tho I wish it were so easy
As to stand around dumb and repeating
That everything’s gonna be alright
Cuz we’ve got the bomb

And as we move through the west, all the ghost towns got wires coming out
And the zombies check their phones, putting words instead of thoughts in their mouths
And we’ve all heard good word thru the herd that we’ll be saved by the crown
Gonna move the mountains upwards, put the devil back below underground

And on that day we should believe it
But til that day you’re just deceiving us
When you say everything’s gonna be alright
Cuz we’ve got the bomb

Yeah they filled us up with stories
And we stand along as tape recorders chorus
That everything’s gonna be alright
Cuz we’ve got the bomb
Track Name: I Was Delivered
When I was dry
I was a devil
The metal was heaven
In the hot gates of my hand
A love of the sun
My mind was a kettle
Steam the head of rebel hands commanded
To tap the shallow veins of man

But I was delivered
Someone called my name
I was a sinner
And still am to this day
And the river, knows the same

Before I was wet
Blood was a bargain
A burden and carpet, I set
To line the dirt beneath my pace
The wild, a road
A bed for a bleeder
Never a dreamer I woke
To find a drought of air embraced

But I was delivered
Someone called my name
I was a sinner
And still am to this day
And the river, knows the same

Bring on the river
Bring on the rain
Bring on the drowning
And bring on the weight
I was waiting for justice
But no storm came
And I’ll never
Be dry again

Chased by the cold
Into a darkness
Expected no harvest from my sins
But a harbor was my fate

I was delivered
Someone called my name
I was a killer
And still am to this day
And the river, knows the same
Track Name: Invasion
So I don’t wanna go, but I know how to breathe
And all these secrets in me are making pieces of me
There’s a dam around this city shaking hands with the sea
And making plans to proceed, licking salt through its teeth

And I don’t mean to complain
But I don’t need to explain
That I don’t want to be the last one to stay

I don’t want to think about the violence in me
But there are islands in me and each is dying to breathe
And when the waters rise we’ll all belong to the sea
And the invasion I fear is only I into me

And I don’t mean to complain
But I don’t need to explain
That I don’t want to be the last one to stay

Idle are the thoughts I don’t wanna believe
Cuz that’s the label I give when I’m lyin to me
And silence is the gift I’m spitting in the between
And what is she to believe, but of a wreck and the weak

She’s thinkin, I don’t mean to complain
But I don’t need to explain
That I don’t want to be the last one to stay
Track Name: I’m Going
You can play your life
Like a child’s game
Play it set by set
Play it frame by frame
You can get your licks
On the city’s dime
People pay to see country boys bleed
They do it every night

I said I’m goin I’m goin I’m goin
I said I’m goin I’m goin I’m goin
I said I’m goin I’m goin I’m goin
I said I’m goin I’m goin I’m gone

You can entertain
With your famous smile
You can play it safe
Claim a fear of flight
And when the dining comes
Yeah when the crime scene’s ripe
They’ll cut the belly of the city open
And you’ll see your device

Chorus

Ooo

You can play your life
Like a child’s game
Win it set by set
Lose it frame by frame
You can spill you guts
Market the crime
But the only one who laughs in the end
Is the one who kills the lights

Chorus

There’s no one ever right
When there’s nowhere left to go
We’re not all birds of flight
And we’ve got a song that goes
And it goes

Ooo
Track Name: Blow Blow Thou Winter Wind
Blow, blow, thou winter wind,
Thou art not so unkind
As man’s ingratitude;
Thy tooth is not so keen
Because thou art not seen,
Although thy breath be rude.
Heigh-ho! sing heigh-ho! unto the green holly:
Most friendship is feigning, most loving mere folly:
Then, heigh-ho! the holly!
This life is most jolly.

Freeze, freeze, thou bitter sky,
Thou dost not bite so nigh
As benefits forgot:
Though thou the waters warp,
Thy sting is not so sharp
As friend remember’d not.
Heigh-ho! sing heigh-ho! unto the green holly:
Most friendship is feigning, most loving mere folly:
Then, heigh-ho! the hol
Track Name: Supernatural
Well, it’s a physical song
When the air in my lungs
Apes a shape of sunlight eating through spring
But the simple suggestion
Of your walk in my direction
Sends the atoms into dangerous sprints
Your work in the lab
Is far past the attack
That my matter is willing to mount
But I’d listen for hours
If you’d recount your day’s encounters
Watch the shadows at the corners of your mouth
They’re incredible

And everything is moving
At a supernatural speed
Yeah the flies are in their heaven
Singing gospel with the bees
And the gnats and moths and beetles
Humming interesting things
To me

It’s a quizzical thing
When the air tastes like sweets
And my teeth are beginning to rot
So a tar-shaped black smile
As guitar sings the tin
That my hands and ears consider love songs
And in the study of space time
And advanced mathematics
You’ve discovered just who you are
But I’ll pay you ten bucks
To come down to the docks
And sit with me here for a time
It’s unbelievable

Cuz everything is moving
At a supernatural speed
Yeah the flies are in their heaven
Singing gospel with the bees
And the gnats and moths and beetles
Humming interesting things
To me

Well elective was the treatment
Of the heartbeat’s impeachment
From the struggle of the stumbley squeeze
But the overachievement
Of your clinical agreement
Equals heat vents in need of release
So excuse my dull wit
Cuz it’s coming to fits
In attempts to comprehend all you love
But I understand me
And the birds and the bees
And I’ll help you study both if you want
It’s incredible

Oh everything is moving
At a supernatural speed
Yeah the flies are in their heaven
Singing gospel with the bees
And the gnats and moths and beetles
Humming interesting things
To me
Track Name: Alright!
Alright!
Baby, let’s go all night!
Baby, hold you so tight!
Holdin on you

Oh my!
Got the moves that so right!
Got the look in yo eyes
I don’t know what to do

You rolled your eyes and spit my bones
And sold the soul of every one
I should have known what rabid bites can do

Oh babe you hit me so hard
Got some pieces knocked off
Got me screamin “oh Lord
What am I to do?”

On guard
Trippin from the work, hard
Runnin from the wolf parts
Don’t know what to do

Playing in the fire cracks
And giving boys their heart attacks
I never thought to rack my brain on you

But now I know the truly toll
You cut my skin and bit my bones
And shook the pieces left alone to brood
Track Name: Wide Eyes
You got a presence evident of sense so leave it alone
Devoted celibate though vocalist when cover is blown
But oh you blew it yourself so don’t come taggin along

You look a child, Wide Eyes. Why you always smiling at me?
I sense a siren, simmered silent with a violent streak.
I fear the timing, but, oh, you gotta hear me, girl

You’re not my baby, don’t come around, I said

You know your worth – of course – you’re first to note it every time
The casual run on of a verse rehearsed for subtle designs
Oh, girl

You’re not my baby, don’t come around, I said

Wide Eyes, what cha aim to capture?
Imagination - over active
I seen your notebooks, read your letters
Of each detail misremembered
But, Wide Eyes fixing, undefeated
Wild eyes always been my weakness
Same mistake twice, Lord, here we go…

You’re not my baby, don’t come around, I said
Track Name: RiverStomp
There was a man
He spent a time
He was filled in the night
Yeah, he spilled and he died
He wake a dream
At the river edge
See the line out to the water
See the barge pulling in
And the wind go: Ooo.

He tippy toe
He grope ahead
See another hundred dozen
Shufflin into the ship
He push to lead
His body red
He starts a screaming
For the captain’s head
Yeah he said: …

The water move
The ship afloat
And the man size up the captain
Look a hundred years old
He said: No son of mine
Was lied to bed
Where’s the treatment I’m awarded
Since I paid for this trip
(And the captain said:)
Oh, my lovely son
Oh, my child-born
All my passengers
Get what they think they earned
When you think of me,
You build your home at sea
When you dream of me,
I feel it.

And on the way, some men were drowned
For shore they swam, hearts weighed with doubt
The man, he wait at captain’s hip
And, soft, the captain said:
I will go down with this ship.
Track Name: Son You Are the Sky
Son, there is a humbling
To watch the light begun
In your eyes
Son, be a discoverer,
Be no other boy
Alive.

Go, where you most wish you to be.
Know that where you go you go with me.

Son, what are you hiding from?
What’s this bitter form
In your eyes?
Son, why are you poisoning
All the waters and
The sky?

Sold on the anger of defeat
Holding onto charcoal for the heat

And if you will not even try
I will not be your sympathizer, no

And if your will is less than true
You’ll do the same I did to you

Son, what you running from?
What has the dark begun
In you?
Son, but a single one
Thing God has done
You can undo.

Go, where you most fear you should be
Know you’ll be a stronger man than me

Seek the stars that lead to you
Your death is yours alone to choose in life

The darkness knows nothing of truth
It’s but a dream that seems to prove it’s right

And, Son, don’t make a foe of you
You far too strong to simply lose your life

Son, you are the sky.
Track Name: Close Your Eyes
Well nothing’s gonna beat the sting the honey achieved
On the virgin first sip of the stick-ally sweet
But when you close your eyes…
Oh, when you close your eyes…
I’m the wild’s fresh son, I’m the courteous beast
I’m a sucker for the sap of the sugary heat
And when you close your eyes
Darlin, when you close your eyes
Well you’re always in my heart
Yeah you’re always on my mind

And I never gonna fathom any moment to breath me
Any deeper than the stairway leading us to our sleep
First time you closed your eyes…
Oh when you close your eyes…
I was countin on my digits all the devilish nerves
Til I heard the crack in mine and felt the curl a yours
And when you close your eyes
Darlin, when you close your eyes
Well you’re always in my heart
Yeah you’re always on my…

Mind – my virtues, all my courage
All my time’s spent in your service
All these pleasures all are worthless
Save the contents of these verses
Mind – my figures are quite gilded
Mine’s the triumph of the willing
You’re the wolf I must belong to
On and on and on and on…

I’m a punch drunk with the muscle that is given to seethe
And I never felt so sore til truly aimin to please
And when you close your eyes…
Oh, when you close your eyes…
And I’m never gonna doubt that we got lungs that we share
Cuz I’m never truly breathin til you’re gaspin for air
Oh when you close your eyes
Darlin, when you close your eyes
Well you’re always in my heart
Yeah you’re always on my mind
And there’s no where to start
And there’s nothing to hide
And I feel it come apart - Every time you close your eyes
Cuz you’re always in my heart - Yeah you’re always on my mind
Track Name: Old Country
I got my head but I’m living in a tough rut
I have a dreamin but it’s never quite enough
I made a state and my fate is only rust shut
It leaves me wishing for another sort of living
In the Old Country
We could be happy
In the Old Country

I got a heart but it’s having such a hard time
It’s got a chain with a weight and oh she’s all mine
And in this state there’s no way to play a fault line
You got me wishing for another sort of living
In the Old Country
We could be lovers
In the Old Country

And all mistakes are all my friends
It’s all my fate this state I’m in
There’s no escape from what I’ve come to be
But, oh, to I think of where I was
When I was me and I was young
And all the world only mine to seek

I got a skin but it’s feelin like a ghost hold
There was a season it chameleon’d with the local
Now it’s the armor that I’m wearing in the sinkhole
It leads to reason that I was only dreaming
Of the Old Country
I was a savage
In the Old Country

And all mistakes are all my friends
It’s all my fate this state I’m in
There’s no escape from what I’ve come to be
But, oh, to I think of where I was
When I was me and I was young
And all the world only mine to seek

In the Old Country
In the Old Country

And all mistakes are all my friends
It’s all my fate this state I’m in
There’s no escape from what I’ve come to be
But, oh, to I think of where I was
When I was me and I was young
And all the world only mine to seek
Track Name: Safari
What’s all the hurry?
Where’s all the time?
What was I learning?
I don’t need it

Find my a forest
Fetch me the sky
Where was my worry?
I don’t need it

I trade my lessons for a mend
And lay my pressures to the fence
I’ll pay my debtors from the end
Cause hell this ain’t the end

Let’s go on safari
Let’s see what we find
There’s no need to hurry
I don’t mind it

We’ve only our story
We’ve no need for time
If they find it boring
I don’t mind it

I wave my presence of pretense
And save my questions for the end
I trade my obsession of a sense
The sense has met it’s end

And oh I grew too fast
Oh where was my heart?
And I wanted death
To quit a bleeding spark
So back to the strain
Of the far off run
And I will chew my reign
Because I am not done

Let’s go where the dark is
Let’s go where we fear
We’ll try where the heart is
I can find it

We’ll dig up the bone yard
We’ll burn what we see
We’ll shoot the horizon
I can find it

I wave my presence of pretense
And save my questions for the end
I trade my obsession of a sense
The sense has met it’s end

And oh I grew too fast
Oh where was my heart?
And I wanted death
To quit a bleeding spark
So back to the strain
Of the far off run
And I will chew my reign
Because I am not done

It’s not like you lost a friend
It’s not like you lost a brother
It’s not like you lost your arm
It’s only the end of the start

And oh I grew too fast
Oh where was my heart?
And I wanted death
To quit a bleeding spark
So back to the strain
Of the far off run
And I will chew my reign
Because I am not done
Track Name: Hear Boys Talk
High country side won’t you lie in the summer with me?
Sleep with the sting of rocks they sling in heat
They think they’re wild but not like I
And each dull smile is all it hides
My mother caught me laying so Lord has got a saying for me

Boy the country fields will do you ill
To the sister city chapel, get your proper fill, he say

Dark lost trip, but my bags inside
And I’m out the door, then I realize, that

You can hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk
You can hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk

The saints got an eye, say you never can hide from they
But I’m sweeping pews beneath their view all day
And they never pay a thing to say
Bout who I talk to, anyway-
If they did it was hid with a smirk and a showing of faith

And all my family and all my friends
Must think I’m some sort of alien to stay

Well, I’m homesick and I tell ‘em so
But God’s got work for an adventurous boy and

I can hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk
You can hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk
Hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk
You can hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk

The summer’s hot but it’s getting dark
What you say about Central Park?
Smells like home in just about a hundred ways.

Well, I’m homesick and I tell ‘em so
But God’s got work for an adventurous boy and

You can hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk
You can hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk
Hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk
You can hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk
Hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk
You can hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk
Hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk
You can hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk hear boys talk
Track Name: Sci Fi
Set sail on the word of a tailor
Tongue stuck out like you licking up manna
High tide’s high time – decide to ride the brine.
Hot tips from the congregation
Gonna lock lips with the company statement
Supplied inside! Sold by assigned timeline

Shake with the hand of the nightly adders
Gone to bed with a rope in the rafter
Eyes tight! Sight lines aligned aside Sci-fi!
Honesty, dear, you’re still my virtue
Point on the doll where the good men hurt you
Nighttime, roadside, divine, inside, high five!

Call away
Almost done
Son of mine
Empty one
Sell the soil
Wake the dead
Change the names
Who’d a guess?

Get by on the information
Ear to the ground picking up vibration
Limelight-Inclined! Finite insight required!
Buy thoughts from the evening game show
Selling psalms to your grieving neighbors
Defy! Deny! In time they’ll buy. Resign!

Call away
Almost done
Son of mine
Empty one
Sell the soil
Wake the dead
Change the names
Who’d a guess?
Track Name: Lover and His Lass
It was a lover and his lass,
With a hey, and a ho, and a hey nonino,
That o’er the green corn-field did pass
With a hey, and a ho, and a hey nonino,
In the spring time, the only pretty ring time,
When birds do sing, Hey ding a ding, ding:
Sweet lovers love the spring.

Between the acres of the rye,
With a hey, and a ho, and a hey nonino,
These pretty country folks would lie,
With a hey, and a ho, and a hey nonino,
In the spring time, the only pretty ring time,
When birds do sing, Hey ding a ding, ding:
Sweet lovers love the spring.

This carol they began that hour,
How that a life was but a flower,

And therefore take the present time,
For love is crowned with the prime
Track Name: Fever
Old heart, it was already done
You had your hand bright red at the neck of the gun
And you’re never ever home when you’re given to run

Split smart, we were already dumb
Spending another summer Sunday a companion to none
And when our aim’s this sharp then we’ve already won

Old heart, you were already dead
Using words out of a college that you didn’t attend
But if you talk real loud then they’ll never suspect

Truth ain’t failure, confidence a sin
Suture jigsaw
Ruthless tailors, our words build again
Future Minotaur

C’mon c’mon!
It’s easy when you’re cheating
C’mon c’mon!
It’s more than just a feeling
C’mon c’mon!
You’re only ever dreaming
C’mon c’mon!
And get your body seething

Old parts, but you’re almost as young
And you only ever argue when you’ve already won
And you’re never ever over when you haven’t begun

Worth ain’t ease – misunderstand’s the word
Morning cigarette
First paint’s pealing, fundamental curse:
The moment’s never over yet

C’mon c’mon!
It’s easy when you’re cheating
C’mon c’mon!
It’s more than just a feeling
C’mon c’mon!
You’re only ever dreaming
C’mon c’mon!
And get your body seething

Hello, old friend, the years have been split cells
Old heart of mine I think we should get well

C’mon c’mon!
It’s easy when you’re cheating
C’mon c’mon!
It’s more than just a feeling
C’mon c’mon!
You’re only ever dreaming
C’mon c’mon!
And get your body seething
Track Name: I Resolve
Living low in living means
Never know the reasons why
Living low and in between
Never know but never hide
And Lord please not the grieving me
He always seek but never find
He never drink, he never breath
He never look you in the eye

Oh no, don’t save a place for me
For I will will settle till I die
Please keep me paths enough to seek
Please keep me reason nuff to try
Please keep my eyes awake to see
And I will see but what is nigh
And only live the in between
Not lives beyond or lives behind

Living all before I end
Never look where I begin
I Resolve
I’ll resolve

Living slow is life enough
But it don’t mean you never die
And I have seen the stars above
But not so like the one beside
And she is diamonds in the rough
But not so rough where diamonds lie
And she is smiling - it’s enough
Cause she got diamonds in her eye

And I may take a different road
And I may take a little time
But I won’t rest my weary bones
Til I may rest them at your side
Cause we got miles in our shoes
And lands we’ve left alone to climb
But never lost, I’ll know to choose
The way stars brighter than the sky’s

Living all before I end
Never look where I begin
I Resolve
I’ll resolve
Track Name: Hello, Simone
Hello Simone
My, how you’ve grown
I can’t help but admire
What you’ve done in such short time
How you wiggle when you walk
How you tickle when you talk
Singing, Hello, Simone, How you been?

Hello Simone
My, how you’ve shown
Nature’s supplies
Matter twice a number’s size
How you wiggle when you walk
How you tickle when you talk
Singing, Hello, Simone, How you been?

I long to hold you
And keep you satisfied
I promise never to scold you
Or keep you up on a school night

Hello Simone
My, how it goes
Seems like year since
Your old man and I were friends
How you wiggle when you walk
How you tickle when you talk
Hello, Simone, How you been?

How I long to touch you
And keep you satisfied
I promise to always love you
And keep this just between you and I

Oh, my dear
The irony is clear
What you’ve taught me can not be surpassed
I’ll see you next week in class
Track Name: (I Was) Accounting on You
We met at
The office retreat
You did not sweep me off my feet
But I never yawned
While you tutored me on
Differed income laws

Ain’t what you expect
Ain’t what you earn
The good Lord gives, for what it’s worth
You got me a job
On account of what you had taught
And we were in love

I didn’t want a ring
Just a dining room set
A yellow couch with birds on it
We want the things we want
Can’t count on what you choose
But I was a-counting on you, oh love
All I was, was counting on you

We had the weekends
I had Steve and Kathleen
And we moved out to New Jersey
I could account for no way
These things wouldn’t stay

You saw the world
Travelin all the time
When asked where you were
Your daughter would point to a plane in the sky
Then you asked me to stay up late to talk, but what about?
So serious now
Said you wanted out

It wasn’t on account of the stress
Or on account of lack of prayer
It was on account of the woman you’d met somewhere out there
I counted on rough times
On not knowing what to do
But I wasn’t counting on this from you
But I wasn’t counting on this from you

But then someone says something
And then words are retired
And everything suggested comes from someone we hired
And the shrinks suggest it’s normal
That there’s nothing you can do
But tell your son daddy doesn’t love me but he still loves you
And they remember more than I’d ever want them to
Then I’d ever want to
But what can you do?

My lawyer was good
I still send him flowers
The kids stayed with me on account of good courtly powers
And I know for a fact
You weren’t a-countin on that

And I can say with straight face
I can declare with no glee
She cheated on you just like you two cheated on me
The good Lord gives for what it’s worth
Things you could never ‘count for

And the years have made symbols
Of a story complex
I’m sure you recall things that I forget
And you spoke to the kids
And you apologized to me
And became something of the man I’d hoped you’d be
Just a bit too late for Steve, Kathleen and me
But still the man I’d hoped someday you’d be

I account for the years
For memories fading fast
But I wasn’t counting on that
Numbers are simple
Just add, divide, reduce
But I was a-countin on you
Track Name: Park Slope (In the Eye)
No, I won’t go back to Park Slope
Cuz that’s where the Devil lives
If suicide were on my mind
Well, then I’d plan the trip
No, I won’t go back to Park Slope
Not till the day I die
And when I do I’ll fuck that Devil in the eye.

Promises are promises to many
Your mama says, you were never very smart
I know all this is getting pretty heavy
But wait till Hipsters stab you in the heart

No, I won’t go back to Park Slope
Cuz that’s where the Devil lives
If suicide were on my mind
That’s where I’d pay my rent
No, I won’t go back to Park Slope
Not till the day I die
And when I do I’ll fuck that Devil in the eye.

Honestly, I’d never thought of any
Stoppages worth playing on in time
If all of this was planned to pinch a penny
Then why not grope a mother fucking dime

No, I won’t go back to Park Slope
Cuz that’s where the Devil lives
If suicide were on my mind
Well, then I’d plan the trip
No, I won’t go back to Park Slope
Not till the day I die
And when I do I’ll fuck that Devil in the eye.

No, I won’t go back to Park Slope
Cuz that’s where the Devil lives
If suicide were on my mind
That’s where I’d pay my rent
No, I won’t go back to Park Slope
Not till the day I die
And when I do I’ll fuck that Devil in the eye.
Track Name: Maya Dances Trees
Maya sleeps just 20 feet above me
But I think she’s got a higher sense
She can hear the wild woods’ wide walking
The tremble of an eon’s step
We were asleep at speed
At the seething beat’s request
And Maya called us to the patio’s edge
And in the chorus of her limbs, we read

Yeah they said:
Oh Oh Oh-Whoa-Oh…

We set our heads out to the fired horizon
The orbit showing us it was there
We sent our hands up to the sky’s dividers
Fought the dryness in the error of air
And in the stinging heat
The beat’s repeated tow
We made the water cover every inch
Sung every leaf and herb and stone

They shone, we go:
Oh Oh Oh-Whoa-Oh…

Oh Oh Oh-Whoa-Oh…
Track Name: I Don't Know About You
I sh-sh-should have left you crying
I c-c-could’ve been out clean
Inst-st-stead I’m just up drying
Pull the line and reel me in
You’re hot to cold, I’m in between

It’s too, too sweet and now it’s rotten
And all these treats are cheats instead
I had my wisdom, then I lost it
You’re too filthy for me, friend
And this ain’t healthy for my head

I don’t know about you…

You st-st-stole back what you slighted
My guard was lured with tainted scores
I’m sh-sh-sure this seems a riot
If this is what you had in store
You cleaned me out, let me assure - there’s nothing more

I don’t know about you…

Oh, don’t leave me tame.

I don’t know about you,
But I for one am done with all your shit
Track Name: Faith
What you saw?
What’s the sign?
What you say?
What is ‘Faith?’

It’s all the mind.
It’s all excited,
What you saw.
Hope, called astray.

And, oh, if all you see is a sign,
It’s only night.
It’s a trick of the light.



What’s the con?
What’s the pride?
Knowing all,
Though you never find.

If I’m blind
What’s to say
World behind -
Doubt is weight.

And, oh, if all you see is a sign,
Return the light,
Make an oath to the night:

I won’t be coming back no more…
Track Name: Summer as a Girl
The place the heat of day will come to rest
The cool of night will always start
And where they meet and mix their interests
Reminds me of my summer’s heart
Her hair’s the coal before the fire’s lit,
Her skin, the subtle heat stirred high by
The lightning storms alight within her wit,
The starlit shadows in her eyes

I want to be up in the heights with you
I’d be wherever it’s you are
I must have been up lost somewhere before, cuz
I fell fast and I fell hard
The wild alive with every little thing
And every bite the sweetest taste
The restful silence always following
The starlight danced across your face

And like a sparrow’s flight
Cut through a summer’s sky
It’s in you that I’m alive
In you I am alive

And even when the storms are reckless
They make amends with cool relief
And all the bite marks on my shoulders
Make worth the scratches on my knees
And in the envy of the autumn’s sting
And in the dead of winter’s hurt
And in the tease that is another spring
I promise summer all I’m worth

And like a sparrow’s flight
Cut through a summer’s sky
It’s in you that I’m alive
In you I am alive

I can’t see what I’d be without you.

And like a sparrow’s flight
Cut through a summer’s sky
It’s in you that I’m alive
In you I am alive
Track Name: Charm Bracelet
I put my number onto you
I bit my lip and smiled
I took my service under you
Marveled outward at your device
I made devices known to you
I made for striking flint
I made my rights alone to you
Everyone must have been convinced

I put my number onto you
I bit my lip and smiled
I saw the look come over you
Flash of teeth, white hard cold and wide
You put yourself at ease with me
You put your fences down
I never needed anything
Thank God no one else was around

And, oh, what you gave to me
Was black black hands
And sharp sharp teeth
And, oh, what you never find
Is hot hot blood
That can wait its time

I put my number onto you
I waited far to long
The silence followed all too soon
Though the patience sweetened the draw
I made devices known to you
I made an awful mess
Those teeth you shown were absolute
Now my pocket’s equally dressed

And, oh, what you gave to me
Was black black hands
And sharp sharp teeth
And, oh, what you never find
Is hot hot blood
That can wait its time

All I said is my dear boy you have to face it…

And, oh, what you gave to me
Was black black hands
And sharp sharp teeth
And, oh, what you never find
Is hot hot blood
That can wait its time

And all I did was go and take what was my favorite
And all I did was leave the rest out on the pavement
And all I said was my dear boy you have to face it
I’m gonna wear your teeth like a mother fucking charm bracelet
Track Name: High Strung
I never paid a price
And, oh, the shame is far too great
To, blind, ignore the time
To find a fitter frame for faith.
And though these shallow words seem hollow,
Let them erase; I’ll find the strength tomorrow.

And if I only could.
And if you only knew;
I’ve faith alone to step out on my own.

High strung, I’m up again.
I never sleep – I see the light,
The weight of wasted time.
The coming night has yellow eyes.
And would I had the legs to stand in shadow,
To prove I had the strength to walk on my own.

And if I only could.
And if you only knew;
I’ve faith alone to walk out on my own.

A crowded street; extended wire;
A fallacy of dream’s desire -
Oh, would it were the stuff of everyday.
To find my footing, find my breath -
Resolved to take another step:
Heaven’s only just a step away.

And though these shallow words seem hollow
Let them erase, I’ll find the strength tomorrow

And if I only could.
And if you only knew;
I’ve faith alone to step out on my own.
Track Name: Outside
Seems I was here before
I’m never ever sure when I’ll return
And every part of me
Is, at the deepest heart of me, unsure
But when I said I’d never rest
I guess I kept my word

We haunt the same damn rooms
Our fathers haunted, fondly haunting us
We wear our brothers’ suits
In hopes the other ghosts won’t treat us rough
Pretend we never knew -
We know it’s not enough
We saw the changes come
I never felt them

The timing’s everything
I’ve never heard a lie so well rehearsed
And when it’s all the same
You never miss a thing so what’s the worth
The second hand is always
Thinking of itself first
If there’s a difference, well
I never feel it

But I, I want to go outside
I’ve never felt so tired
I’ve needed to get right
And I, I want to go outside
I never found the time
I never needed

The ammunition’s here
So why not put the fear of God in them?
Like windows stand a chance
‘Gainst anything on which we lay our hands

Outside! Take me, take me!

But I, I want to go outside
I’ve never felt so tired
I’ve needed to get right
And I, I want to go outside
I never found the time
I never needed
Track Name: Knives Out
It’s hard to fake it when you’re already wasted
It’s hard to take back what you already said
I need a rough up like a bat in a basement
I need a tussle like a hole in the head
You got a reason for a sudden engagement
You got a reason that is perfectly sound
You got a reason for the current arrangement
I gotta reason up a cleaner way out

Knives out, but I’m optimistic!

It’s hard to reach you when you’re already wasted
It’s hard to teach you when you’re already dead
It’s hard to think when you’re laid out on the pavement
It’s hard to concentrate, hands sticky and wet
And in another place
And in another time
You got a different face
I got a cleaner night
You got your blood inside

Knives out, but I’m optimistic!
Track Name: Bite Size (Sister, Sister)
Sick sense but I’m numb to see
That there’s a present hesitation in the coming feed
So I pull my teeth

Left flexed, but she feels the fool
And that’s another paragraph that she’s swallowed whole
She got a long ride home to get to eat

You gotta lift right, Bite Size;
Get set, get tight.
So sell yourself a little clearance, come on
You swing a left-right, chest height
Split lip, red light
You’re sick of spitting just what it mean

Undone, but it only eats
When you serve it like setting on a nightly beat
So, oh, no, get yourself to sleep

You gotta lift right, Bite Size;
Get set, get tight.
So sell yourself a little clearance, come on You swing a left-right, chest height
Split lip, red light
You’re sick of hearing just what I think

But, oh,
Sister, sister, no.
A fitter picture, oh
Stay close to me
Oh,
Sister, sister, no.
A little self-control
Stay on your feet
Track Name: That Bitch
That bitch, she stole all my money
That wild girl, she stole all my youth
But I could give a damn
Yeah, I got the upper hand
Cuz, bitch, I don’t believe in you

Well, girl, you move it like you’re baiting
Then when they hook you, oh you just act confused
But the way you cut that dress
It’s like you ask for it
I ain’t gonna bite no more - I don’t believe in you

Well Momma didn’t raise no lost boy
I ain’t a child no more
And though it’s imprecise
I got a plan that works out fine
And to take out all your sisters
Is an adequate price

That bitch, she messed up my mind, now
Made me feel like my damn ass could fly
Well keep your petty scores
I’m done with dust I don’t want more

That bitch, she stole all my money
That wild girl, I gave her all my youth
I could never land a blow
I ain’t gonna hit you, so just know
Oh, bitch, I don’t believe in you

Well Momma didn’t raise no lost boy
I ain’t a child no more
And though it’s imprecise
I got a plan that works out fine
And to take out all your sisters
Is an adequate price

Well it looks like I did the trick
But I ain’t done just yet
Cuz I’m gonna clap to bring you back girl…
Track Name: Stacy Knows
Well Stacy knows just what she’s given to me
She got her fingers in the things I know
The pole position in the levity sweeps
And all the buzzin in melodious glow

And, God, rest my soul
Stacy already knows
And what Stacy knows
She’s beginning to show

Well Stacy knows just what she’s given to be
She got band and a couple of jokes
And Stacy knows just what she’s delivering
When she’s repeating things I already know

And, God, rest my soul
Stacy already knows
And what Stacy knows
She’s beginning to show

Cuz I can’t hardly wait – what you’re giving to me
Is a high I haven’t felt since seventeen
And you can get on by with your devious streak
With me

Well heaven knows what Stacy’s given to think
She got a mind I can’t understand
And all the nothing I been speaking all week
It just charm of a helpless man

And, God, rest my soul
Stacy already knows
And what Stacy knows
She’s beginning to show

Cuz I can’t hardly wait – what you’re giving to me
Is a high I haven’t felt since seventeen
And you can get on by with your devious streak
With me
Track Name: Teenage Hipsters
Teenage Hipsters, where you headed?
Useless answers, careless gestures
Bored with all the simple and safe
And giving everything a new name
Teenage Hipsters, where you headed now?

And all the boys got the ethics of the effortless heart down
And all the girls bought a drink more than they can retain
And every hour is a night in a life in the death of the charmers and saints
And no one wants to dance, not even a little bit

Teenage Hipsters, where you headed?
Healthy weathered, heaven-scented
Buried under what can afford
Context for the hungry and bored
Teenage Hipsters, where you headed now?

I’m so bored with being bored

Teenage Hipsters, what you covering?
Harvard sisters, upward brothers
And everything is getting young
To the point where nothing’s ever done
Teenage Hipsters, where you headed now?
Track Name: It's On
You can stay awake, if you wanna
You can stay awake, if you wanna go
If you wanna go

We can steal a night, if we’re honest
We can steal a night, if we wanna go
If we wanna go

And we’ll each go weaving in the shadows
Sidewalk creeping, silent windows
Past the fences, they can’t hold us
For long. C’mon, c’mon, c’mon.

We can chase the dark, if we wanna
We can kick up sparks at every obstacle
We go where we wanna go

You can count on me, if you wanna
You can count on me, I’m gonna count on you
Like I want you to

And we’ll each go walking in the moon’s eye
Sideways stalking in the lamp light
And there’s no caution, you at my side
It’s on. C’mon, c’mon, c’mon.

We’ll go speeding in the shadows
Sidewalk creeping, silent windows
Past the fences, they can’t hold us
For long. C’mon, c’mon, c’mon.
Track Name: Mary
Mary, I came into a view of what I came to know as you.
Mary, I came to see a view of me: a sea so deep and new.

Barley a thing to do but wait the day to wake to wait with you
Faintly, I knew a shadow far across the sea was coming true.

I knew the shape of what I felt.
But I cannot remember well.

Mary, I can’t undo the things I said - my head was soft as glue.
At sea, I waited through the days to cool my head. I never knew.
Track Name: MineMineMine
You ask me “baby-baby what you gonna give to your girl?”
I tell you “baby-baby, I’ma gonna give you the world”

You tell me “baby-baby, take your time,
Cuz when you finish it’s a mine mine mine”

You tell me “come on in, a-sit right down and relax
A-let me help you by-a taken that shirt off your back”

You tell me “baby-baby, take your time
Cuz when you finish it’s a mine mine mine”

You say “oh baby, I’m so sorry for taking your things.
I’ll take any any anything”

“Oh take my heart and take my time
Cuz when you take it your-a mine mine mine”
Track Name: All Ages
It wasn’t summer
Smoked with our collars hiked high

But it was summer
It felt like summer inside

Everything is shaking here
But I’m too dumb to try
Nothing could be made more clear at this time
I’m feeling fine

I wanted someone
I wanted someone I could find

And we’ll find someone
Our bodies drunk and side-to-side

Everything is shaking here
But I’m too gone to try
Nothing could be made more clear
Then thick, electric lines
And fists keeping time

The night was hunger
The day was coming for our time

But was it summer?
It felt like summer inside

Everything is shaking here
But I’m too gone to try
Nothing could be made more clear at this time
I’m feeling fine
Track Name: Your Kind
Rest your head before you give
Catch your breath before you’re spent

And in the end
I’ll make your bed
I’ll be the one to hold your hand

All my sleep is static screened
On the floor with you asleep

And in the end
I’ll make your bed
I’ll be the one to hold your hand

I never did more than you said I would
But you need to stop drinking my blood
Cuz oh I wanna get right! Right??

And love is a killer with forgiving eyes
Watch you smothered; a disarming smile
But oh I wanna get right!
Don’t you wanna get right?

And all the kids cheer old and deaf
“Oh I wish I would known!”
And it sounds like I’m screaming every time I sing
And I never go out, I only stay at home, safe inside

Inside I’m singing for the light
And no one is no one is no one is no one is right
And we burn down the wires, send signals, black, into night
“Come find your kind! Come and find your kind!”

Pack your foolish things
I won’t be getting late
Let’s leave this place for now
And save what can be saved

There is no end
Just another bed
I’ll be the one to hold your hand
I’ll hold your hand - Come inside

Inside we’re signing for the light
And no one is no one is no one is no one is right
And we burn down the wires, send signals - black - into night
“Come find your kind! Come and find your kind!”
Track Name: Motorcade
You wanted something for nothing
But no you ain’t too smart
Ain’t got a face worth trusting
Naw

And it’s a sign sign sign
Oh you called it a vision
And it’s a nigh high time
That you figured it out
And it’s a fine fine line
Between business and submission
Well you can’t
You gotta think about it

You wanted just what I needed
You got a sensitive mind
You got no sense for believing
It’s mine

And oh, you’re blind blind blind
But you called it a vision
And it’s a nigh high time
That you figured it out
And it’s a fine fine line
Between business and submission
Well you can’t
You gotta think about it

Time
Oh and it isn’t on your side
You got a swift quick hole at the top of your neck
You get swift quick hole in the side of your head

You wanted something for nothing
But no you ain’t too smart
Oh I can see that you’re bluffing

And oh, you’re blind blind blind
But you needed a vision
And it’s a nigh high time
That you figured it out
And it’s a fine fine line
Between business and submission
Well you can’t
You gotta think about it

Oh no don’t play with a flame that’s too big for your lighter
Oh no don’t toy with boy who’s no time for your game
You got an eye for the prize and and tongue that can cut
And a fuse you just won’t snuff cuz you’re tough enough
But how you gonna count the money when we’re holding your hands?

Time
Oh and it isn’t on your side
You got a swift quick hole at the top of your neck
You get swift quick hole in the side of your head
Track Name: Why Do You Bother?
I don’t see what they’re saying ‘cept I know that they’re right
And that they’re singing through their teeth with an envious eye
Cuz the kindness in their signs doesn’t bleed from the heart
And every kid has got good reason for his passionate scars

They got a letter to editor – They’re begging a better her
But they never sever ties – they got the eyes of a predator
Only try’n’ to get next to her, endeavor to tether her
And she’s warning me about their aims! She say.

She got a taste like an anthrax outbreak mismatched
Body like a battle-ax, blinding like a cataract
So try to get your facts straight, send em off to Christ Camp
Come home for the Holidays, won’t look you in the eye again

I don’t see what the point is – I’m incredibly fine
Like a pencil or a suit
And the terrible parable isn’t half as unbearable
As their chorus of disheartened abuse:

Why do you bother? Why?
Why do you bother to be in love?
Why do you bother to try?

She got a voice like a shark bite, sugar-covered knife fight
Molotov cock tease, aching for a spit shine
The science of her kindness doesn’t bleed from her heart
She got a hundred open credit lines in passionate arms

And the terrible terrible terrible terrible terrible
Terrible terrible terrible truth
Is that I’m honest to a fault line digging at a grave site
Hanging by a trip wire tapping on a landmine

Why do you bother? Why?
Why do you bother to be in love?
Why do you bother to try?

Oh my God.

Why do you bother? Why?
Why do you bother to be in love?
Why do you bother to try?
Track Name: Little Sin
I wanted something.
I wanted something to believe.
So I start my dig at the top of the spine.
We’re gonna work on up, gonna see what we fine.

I needed something.
I needed something for relief.
You got a stock car mouth and it’s out of control.
You’ve gone a too far now, you shakin teeth with the road.

A little something.
A little sun coming over me.
I got my head so light, it’s a part of the sky
And I forget your name, but you were very polite

Oh,
And what you need is a sign.
When you look at the light
Say you ever believe.

Oh,
Losing track of the time.
Waking up in the night.
Feel a terrible thing.

I needed something.
A little sun coming over me.
And I get so hot - it’s a bothersome thing.
I need a quick release, need a something to breath.

And there’s a nothing.
There’s a nothing I believe
But a one good word that I managed to save.
He put the word in me and he told me, “behave.”

Oh,
And what you need is a sign.
When you look at the light
Say you ever believe.

Oh,
Losing track of the time.
Waking up in the night.
Feel a terrible thing.

A little sin.
Track Name: Devil At Your Side
“My son, my son, oh won’t you roam,”
Said my father, as he gave to Sleep.
“My son, you must take to the road,
Before the earth does you as it does me.
My words can not apologize
For fear you see within my eyes;
My son you’re twice the man as me.”
And with that breath my father died
My hands still pressing at his side.
Done nothing t’stop the blood that wet the leaves.

My love, my love, oh won’t we run,
Find ourselves in the new country?
Our legs are sapling spritely young.
No roots are yet our company.
And though the life you hold inside
Is showing now, I think we time
To beat this winter’s march and slip the scene
Because, my love, I have this dream
That comes to me persistently
In forest dark, the voices ask of me:

“Will you work till you’re scraps
With the devil on your back
In the shadow of an earthly beast?
Will you lie on your life
While you bleed from your side
When they come for your family?
Oh, when they come for your family…”

My son, my son oh won’t you run,
Call the heavens to horizon’s knees?
And catch the subtle rising sun
In your smile as you come to me?
My son, oh won’t you sing again
Through the dirt and still my hand
That shakes with fear and rage but never stings.
And oh, my son, I have this dream
That comes to me persistently
In forest dark, the voices ask of me:

“Will you bury your pack
With the devil on your back
In the shadow of an earthly beast?
Or will you fight for your life
With the devil at your side
When they come for your family?
When they come for your wife
And your daughter with a knife
Will you lie on your side and bleed?”

That won’t be me.

Yes sir, yes sir, I’m on my feet
And begging for my just release
Yes sir, yes sir, I’m ready to be freed
Your gracious gift of my last words
Are but to say my earthly worth
Has now another’s name upon it’s lease.
Oh dear, oh my, but what a face
Your open eyes do seem to make
When one has slipped your guts down to your feet
A call is off, but it’s too late,
My legs are swift and so’s my blade
That sings the words I answer now in peace

“Will you work till you’re scraps
With the devil on your back
In the shadow of an earthly beast?
Or will you fight for your life
With the devil at your side
When they come for your family?
When they come for your wife
And your daughter with a knife
Will you lie on your side and bleed?”

That won’t be me.
Track Name: In Repair
And in the dark I’m a watch the lights a go a crisscross slowly
I get a ghost a breath and I watch it bleed
And in my head is a single song playing sideways, holy
God, it’s an old, old game and you’re a young, young thing

All right! Never come in silence!
All right! Never come in fear!

You got a way with words like a hammer has a way with windows
You got a smile that’s a part time auctioneer
You got a way to your walk that I swear to God can injure
I got a call from your friend; he was very clear

All right! Never come in silence!
All right! Never come in fear!
All right! Never come in kindness!
All right! Never come in here!

I’m in repair, I
I haunt the stairs and I
Wait for you

And in the dark I’m a watch the lights a go a crisscross slowly
You get a ghost a breath and we watch it bleed
You got a look to say you think this is a bad thing, mostly
But in the end, we do the same bad thing

All right! Never come in silence!
All right! Never come in fear!
All right! Never come in kindness!
All right! Never come in here!

I’m in repair, I
I’ll be your alibi
I’m in repair, I
I haunt the stairs and I
Wait for you

Gonna wait for you
Track Name: Novelty Socks
Novelty Socks! Novelty Socks!

Well, I bought my babe a pair of novelty socks
She wore those things up, up and down the block
She wore that pair most everywhere
She wore them ‘til her feet were bare
She loves her…
Novelty Socks! Novelty Socks!

Well, I could ‘a bought a book for my baby on ‘a Christmas Eve
And I thought she’d like a heated pot a’ water and some Chinese leaves
Well I almost bought her tickets to her baseball team.
But I thought about it twice and I couldn’t be mean.
She got her…
Novelty Socks! Novelty Socks!

Novelty Socks! Novelty Socks!

Well, Christmas is the time for the gifting of the Novelty Socks
But the Greatest Gift of All isn’t simply for the Gentile flocks
If it’s the 2nd night of Kwanzaa or at Chanukah’s end
And your feet are feeling chilly just ‘a slip them on in
To your…
Novelty Socks! Novelty Socks!

Novelty Socks! Novelty Socks!
Track Name: We Go Run
I got this dream that keeps a bothering me
That I’m asleep on my feet
That I’m a passing up on more than my time
It trace a funny design

I can feel the city leaning on me
I see her feeding on me
She got these teeth; they’ razors, straight through your bone
She tell me leave it alone.

Hey! Hey! Hey! Hey!

I’m only looking for a coward like me
Who got the fear of the sleep
Who wanna stay awake and run til we through
Kid, you got pretty good moves

Let’s pack up quickly cuz the city got ears
She need her dinner, I fear
The subway moaning like electric delight
We gonna leave it tonight

I’m on my way
I’m on my way
Where I’m to find
I cannot say
Let’s get around
Let’s get away
We won’t be found
Until we give it away

I see a fire up on warning tonight
Pitchforks a-warring tonight
She got a level that she want you to know
So she gone tell you it all

“I’m merely saying what you’re calling to mind
I ain’t the devilish kind
I ain’t a saint but I ain’t wasting your time”
Oh Lord, stop wasting my time.
We smell the blood on the line
And we go run for our life.
That’s right! That’s right!

I’m on my way
I’m on my way
Where I’m to find
I cannot say
Let’s get around
Let’s get away
We won’t be found
Until we give it away

Hey!

You see a phantom on the boulevard
The beaches haunted by the ancient gods
We sneak the boardwalk and we slip into the sea
If we can pass the torch we’re free

I’m on my way
I’m on my way
Where I’m to find
I cannot say
Let’s get around
Let’s get away
We won’t be found
Until we give it away

Hey! Hey! Hey! Hey!
Track Name: Begin Again
You take a breath, but are you ever to start?
You call it like you’ve known all along.
You feel the weight from 20 years above you,
The voices from forever beyond.
It’s on your arm
Just to tell you when the damage is done.
You’re all you are
And has that ever been enough to belong?

You dream of everything that ever began
But the curse is in the lack of the words
You wonder numbers like the height and the speed,
The distance to the slip of the earth
It’s not too far
When you compare it to the terrible run.
You’re all you are
When you’re screaming at the top of your lungs.

Quiet star, it set it’s head and then begin again
Liar’s heart, it detonate and then begin again
Fire spark, it never stop, it just begin again
Wild dark, you raise your head and you begin again

But when you sleep it’s all the clouds and the sea
Horizon ever echoing on
And somewhere off you know that there there must be
Exactly what you knew all along
But just how far
Will you reach until the battery’s done?
You stop; you start.
The sting is ever that which carry’s you on.

Quiet star, it set it’s head and then begin again
Liar’s heart, it detonate and then begin again
Fire spark, it never stop, it just begin again
Wild dark, you raise your head and you begin again

You laugh aloud down from your infinite height
The faces staring in disbelief
They needn’t understand the fear of the flight
For you to know your own victory
You’re wild; you’re dark
And you’re only ever what you have done
You’re all you are
When you’re screaming at the top of your lungs.

Quiet star, it set it’s head and then begin again
Liar’s heart, it detonate and then begin again
Fire spark, it never stop, it just begin again
Wild dark, you raise your head and you begin again