For you to tell me I'm way out of line, kid
Is an understatement
Today I'm bold enough to start a war on
Everyone around me

And if you run, don't ever stop...

When you retreat again
Make it far enough to lose your way back
I'll be a gentleman
And leave it to you to keep your distance

To say the least, I've been so very tired of you
Of all of this
Time and again, trying to bury you
God it feels better now

Like an empire crumbling at my feet
I saw your character cracking
And it was call and response
Now I no longer hear you

When you retreat again
Make it far enough to lose your way back
I'll be a gentleman
And leave it to you to keep your distance

I was so many things before being honest
And I'll be so many more before I do it again

These words are alleviation
I'll brush you out of my head
I'm not taking myself back to prison
I'll bring myself back from the dead

So long my friend, you are forgotten...

When you retreat again
Make it far enough to lose your way back
I'll be a gentleman
And leave it to you to keep your distance

I was so many things before being honest
And I'll be so many more before I do it again


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Citizen song meanings
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  • +1
    General Commentabout the singers dad. apparently he ran off and in this song hes telling him if he leaves to not come back.
    Armorformeon April 01, 2012   Link

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