Bending blades on the longest of days
you've encountered in an ice age
keeping time with an old sun
beating down like it's the last one
aren't you so privileged to witness it fall
your observation makes your twice as small

in a day, cut a tall tree in two
build it high in the back by your self
burn it in the afternoon
aren't you so privileged to witness it fall
if you for one moment were moved by it all
but if you're not caught in the moment I won't mind
I won't set my expectations high where they should be
what a slippery slope to climb
when I find my feet I would soon retreat to a tower made of ivory
where I'd contemplate the mess I've made and take comfort in the temporary

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    General Commentsuch a great band, need to see them live
    xshedxon November 16, 2013   Link
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    General CommentI believe the song is about deforestation. if you watch the audiotrees session of it at the very beginning Doyle says "Oh yeah this song is clearly about deforestation." im not for sure though but i think theyre also very into nature and stuff like that
    Huntermassieon February 29, 2016   Link

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