I'll run, I'll run, I'll run away from home
You can't touch me no more
I'll run away from home
I'll steal a truck, I'll steal my cousin's truck
And drive into the night, passed the Arizona line

Those midnight moths with ultraviolet light
Will drive my broke headlights
Down the highway tonight
And earthworms crawl out of the dusty dirt
Just to see you runnin' free, your hair blazin' in the breeze

Then dad throws a knife at the head of my mom
Turn the radio up, static between the songs
And everybody tried to call the truth a lie
And I would rather die, baby now, I would rather die

Nothing grows, nothing lives, nothing loves, nothing forgives
In that house by the poisoned lake, growing farther and farther away
The stars light up like strip club disco floors, like stained glass church windows
Flashing faster as you drive

The sea just splits as you drive by the shore
And seaweed castles shoot fireworks out their windows
You're free, you're free, the moon echoes you're free
Cherries singing in the trees, the radio's growing leaves

And all my friends with phosphorous heads drinking coffee all night
In the dissented light
And everybody tried to call the truth a lie
And I would rather die, baby now, I would rather die

You smile, the road like a snake forever flows out your rearview mirror
You'll never see him again
I'll run, I'll run, I'll run away from home
You can't touch me no more
I'll run away from home


Lyrics submitted by allisbrontide, edited by clepsydra

Midnight Moths/Ultraviolet Light song meanings
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    General CommentBeautiful song. must be about someone who (obviously) runs from home. Away from someone who is in some way abusing or hurting this person.
    TapestryOfWebson May 16, 2016   Link

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