when we can't begin
unless it's with an argument
we're losing out on
love for the sake of it

I was thinking we can go and live
in a monastery
throw away the imperatives
make our pockets empty

'cause I'm feeling bankrupt
and I'm losing speed
and I don't want to hold on
to anything

when I misbehaved
to get what I wanted
was that wrong when what I wanted was
love and affection

let's get out
let's get out
let's get out
let's get out

I was thinking we can go and live
in a monastery


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