Stolen Aphrodite, beautiful and mighty
Act like you can find me tucked beneath a vine leaf
Try to keep my head down,
Try to keep my mouth shut

You do not exist; you are a product of my loneliness

Never let you in, I'll never let you find me
Butcher what you do have
Put your past behind me

I am not afraid and will not buckle under ignorance
And you could find a purpose
while I fumbled for deliverance
I'm happy but I wouldn't
put it past our new intelligence

So we swam to the bottom of the sea
Found faith and a little bit of sanity
Oh some peace and quiet may be what I need
It'll be a lot better if you're honest with me

The way I think that I should get away sometimes the
Way I wish that you would try and compromise

Cause I'm sick of saying where I don't belong
If you just don't talk than you can't be wrong
So you sit there smug with the stereo on
Typing, yes, yes, never to your favorite song

The way I think that I should get away sometimes the
Way I wish that you would try and compromise

Oh you can't find love where you thought you would
Every single lead you had is turning up no good
I can change my mind if you think you could
I would move my belongings if you thought I should

And every single time I think I'll keep my cool
I catch my other body making eyes at you
And instincts are deceiving, do you trust me to run away?
Run away?
Run away

Because you were never anything I thought I'd want
I've been trying for a while and this thing I got
Left me rambling and stumbling over what I say
And I say, and I say, and I say
Run away, run away, run away

Stolen Aphrodite, beautiful and mighty
Act like you can find me tucked beneath a vine leaf

This was never anything I wanted you to suffer for
Despite how much I love my home
I find I'm missing Baltimore
Tied and gagged and bound to soil
I will taste forever more


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    Song MeaningJoe posted this in a blog once

    "Something Salty I wrote about a crush I had on this girl down in Baltimore. I think I wrote Our New Intelligence the same day, and they are about the same person."
    ThisIsBenSilveron November 24, 2011   Link

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