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Maybe I need to go out tonight
and get stabbed to death to feel alive.
Yeah, I used to try.
Or dig a drug tunnel to the past,
burn the birthday cards I've kept
to light a path.
I'd make it lead to your childhood bedroom
where the hum of passing cars
faded out like the stars on your ceiling.
I'm half the man my father knows I should be.
I can feel her getting over me.
My grandparents always tell me
I'm their first prayer every morning.
God's blessings
but I know what that really means.
They may not speak English perfectly
but they read me.

They're warning, it's storming.
The garage has the best view.
if you're lighting, I'm counting.
I'll sit through it with you.
You save lives, I just ruin mine.
Yeah, I used to try.

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    Song MeaningThis song is actually called, "Play 'God Only Knows' At My Funeral." No clue why but it got shortened after I posted it.

    From the track-by-track: "I used to have a really hard time throwing out birthday cards. Now I have an entire drawer full of them. Nostalgia can be a warm, yet crippling feeling." March 28, 2014   Link

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