We sleep in a heap on the floor
Our bodies are declaring war
Keep our eyes peeled on the door

My body it lies like an arch
Like a bridge over yours in the dark
And our hands they are tangled in two
They're tangled into one

And I lie like a dead deer
And I'm down in the cedars
And you lie through your clenched teeth
With your maps, you retreater

And we talk through a mail truck
That is lost in our bad luck
And you talk like a factory
Blowing smoke and interrupting me

Well I guess this is it
We turn into dust
Those things that we did
Well we can never go back
Guess we fade into black

And I know that you're dying
By the way that you're lying
And you stand like a dead tree
With your leaves falling on me
Took a backseat to an old me
Took a deep breath when you told me
That you'd change you just to hold me

Lyrics submitted by geekusa

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    General CommentI'm surprised no one's commented on this gem yet.
    Jonas Bonetta is a powerful magician of a man.
    He captures exact emotions through subtle imagery.
    Not to mention this song is a beautiful, haunting composition.
    It grabs onto your heart and won't let go.
    Shut your eyes and experience the longing.
    The entire song is one big, rich cup of melancholic love.
    Maramacaon January 10, 2010   Link

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