it’s been five years coming
and one thing i can attest
is the simple songs of hope i wrote
have always been my best

it’s been five years coming
i can say i always knew
i had sixty months of stale air
shoot through my lungs
when i fell in bed with you

(my fingers)
trace your back’s outline
(no tattoos)
just clean skin on which i can write
(thick letters)
an x you don’t have to sign
(if you’ve got one more year)
i will be yours my dear.
i would be yours my dear.

it’s been five years coming
just a-tickin’ to the day
you would corner me in kitchens
mumble words i thought you’d say
for five years coming
so fuck no, i won’t resist
we lay quietly, an artifact,
observable now that we’re chest to chest

(my fingers)
trace your back’s outline
(no tattoos)
just clean skin on which i can write
(thick letters)
an x you don’t have to sign
(if you’ve got one more year)
i will be yours my dear.
i would be yours my dear.

(instrumental/vocal)


Lyrics submitted by khw2110, edited by ekkariya

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    Lyric Correction"Sixteen months of *stale air*"

    "(*thick letters*), an 'x' you don't have to sign"

    "observable now that we're *chest to chest*"
    ekkariyaon March 06, 2012   Link

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