The screws were flying out of his racing head.
Like paper on fire falls apart so fast.
Those who saw before and after
Scratched their heads in wonder, and told the papers
They knew it all the time, they could see the signs

Watching the real world breaking down
It’s too close to home to leave it behind

There were things they might have heard.
Little things, unimportant at the time but yes
It all makes sense now.
Wrapping the whole thing up in tight plastic wrap,
You know the kind where you drop a watermelon on it and it doesn’t break?
Locks in confusion, doubts and fear.

Watching the real world breaking down
It’s too close to home to forget it in day.

There were things they might have heard.
Little things, unimportant at the time but yes
It all makes sense now.
With closed eyes and turned heads
They’re swimming in waves of relief
Because it wasn’t their turn, because it wasn’t their time.


Lyrics submitted by IniquitatisRex

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