I am the deck, you are the sea...
I am the light on the water, and you are moving underneath
I am the rail, you are the sea...
I don't know what I'm even looking at,
Don't know what's even happening...

Higher than the moon, deeper than the seas
Holder of the truth, keeper of the keys

Enemy remorse, hero savagery
Infinitely dark, zero gravity

Welcome your despair, but develop hope
Sharpen up your blade, cut the devils throat
Look it in the eye, wonder what it is
Fire in the sky, and on the water wind

Turning of the tides, learning of the why's
Burning of the eyes, yearning of the cries
Save the second five drifters and the slaves,
Listen to the rain, whispers of the waves

Calling of the stars, elegant eclipse
Voices of the ghosts, skeletons of ships
Digging deeper down, crawling out above
Shifting of the sands, falling out of love

Gord Downie
{it doesn't take much...
it doesn't take much...
to ruin a moment like this...}


Feed me your agonies, your riches and voices
Trespass against me, and offer me choices
Stronger than fire, the cancer is slow
Your tears are like mine,
But the answer is no.

Feed me your agonies, your riches and voices
Trespass against me, and offer me choices
Stronger than fire, the cancer is slow
Your tears are like mine,
But the answer is no.

Nothingness of days, features of the sleep
Diamonds on the surface, creatures of the deep
Forbidden is the truth, permission to believe
Reaching out for hope, fishermen and thieves

Ruining the future, dealing with the past
Deeper than the floor, ceiling made of glass
Merciless and cold, miserable and moved
Blind into the eye, invisible and blue

Cursing at the sun, yielded my advice
Open to the air, show the body ice
All we do is wait, used to do it all
Rhythm of your blood, music through a wall

Lovers without hope, strangers without things
Bodies without spirits, angels without wings
Start of something else, finality of breath
Origin of life, and melody of death

{they curse your name... }


(they curse my name, burst into flame)

{whisper please, please, please}

(whispering their pleas, different degrees)

{People can be so mean,
they call you the drowning machine}


I am the screw...
(screw that turns, only till it burns)
You are the sea...
(yes I am the sea, lesson in the key)
I don't know if its me moving through you, or you through me

I am the bridge...
(bridges and spillways, all ablaze)
You are the sea...
(yes I am the sea, lesson in the key)
No doubt I'm taking on water, and you just kept on battering

Feed me your agonies, your riches and voices
Trespass against me, and offer me choices
Stronger than fire, the cancer is slow
Your tears are like mine,
But the answer is no.

they curse your name...
whisper please, please, please
people can be so mean...
they call you the drowning machine.



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