i am a lone wolf
a beauty and a beast
both hunter and hunted
soft tongue and sharp teeth
i'm toned from my travels
but raw from this road
as i drink from storm puddles
and the stories i'm told

help me figure this out
help me figure you in
you're a shadow to me
that i echo when i sing
help me figure this out
help me figure you into this simple little melody

i have seen angels
they were sleeping in gutters
they were standing in bank lines
they were jumping from towers
they were calling like seagulls
but nobody heard
such a beautiful message
from such a common bird

we want freedom from ourselves
but we can't give it to each other
we want peace between nations
yet we battle with our lovers
we're blinded by billboards and trying to get ahead
choking on ambition and the words left unsaid
all the words left unsaid
weave a simple little melody

i am a lone wolf
a beauty and a beast
both hunter and hunted
soft tongue and sharp teeth
i'm toned from my travels
but raw from this road
as i drink from storm puddles
and the stories i'm told

help me figure this out
help me figure you in
you're a shadow to me
that i echo when i sing
help me figure this out
help me figure you into this simple little melody


Lyrics submitted by delial

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