Strung out in Ypsilanti
I lost it 'bout a year ago
The wind, it was leaning
On a freight train screaming
In the twilight through the valley below

You were moving slow
Lying on the bedroom floor
Looked in your eyes and tethered
Above our head our hands together
But your eyes were somewhere else out the door

Outside the world was tender as a sponge
We watched the glaciers melt and the stock market plunge
I don't care if it's true
My mind's wasted on you

What's the worst that I can do
Can't hurt myself if I can't hurt you
Am I better getting sick
Or running from myself
To get away with it

I saw some people standing over a hill
Long black veils, hammering down the nails
Wanna see somebody hurt you, know the way I do
But nothing seems to change
The way I feel about you

I see some stray dogs playing by the funeral pyre
Leaves of ash are falling on my window by the fire
And I can't see through
My mind's wasted on you

Pedal steel ringing in my head,
Wondering if you're sleeping in somebody's bed
I don't care if it's true
My mind's wasted on you

It's coming down, it's hard to steer
it's raining hard and I can't see clear
I can't see through
My mind's wasted on you


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