Why didn’t I just walk away?
I see what they’ve done to boys who refuse to bow down

Funny hour (?) of the setting sun
I burn right through the core of the earth to warn you about it

The latest trend is to pretend
And know what to follow around (?)
And you stare at the ceiling and leave me to steal from you

You’re walking away now, but I will not take anything
What’s done is done

Set them up, I will knock them down
You’re about to be stranded like me in this blameless American town

Don’t let them get to you
Did you think they’d be tying your shoes
Did you think they’d be bringing you around?
Your will just bends, as you pretend
And no one’s around

You stare at the ceiling, and leave me to steal from you
You’re walking away now, but I will not take anything

What’s done is done
And the farmer’s lost in the quicksand now, it is done
And I haven’t strength for the fixing now, it is done

To a mother and me, and the silence full of leaves
And the softest of touches will keep us from gnawing at the earth
And swinging at the breeze, and suddenly I …



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