We watched an ocean fall apart
Right from the comforts of your front porch.
There I thought to myself, "You and I should construct a small boat."
And from there we'd sail to find the youth
From those days that we seem to have left behind.
But just as fast as our ship would float,
We would sink beneath the ocean from the holes in the floor which we had both poked.
And we would sink slow.
Just as the water purged herself
Onto the shore we took cover hiding underneath your floor.
And what a mistake we both had made,
As the water rose to our necks we soon knew it'd be our dying day.
You were on your knees, calling for your mother.
Oh, the irony of you and me always trying to drown one another.
Just keep your head up and know that you were strong,
Or say the word and I'll take you back where you belong.


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    General CommentI love this band.
    "Just as fast as our ship would float,
    We would sink beneath the surface
    From the holes
    In the floor
    Which we had both poked."
    Such a tasty and well-delivered metaphor about the mutual sabotage of a relationship.
    "Oh, the irony of you and me
    Always trying to drown one another."
    DoctorTobogganon November 26, 2015   Link

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