A play folds out on the forest floor
I bought a one way ticket
back to July


We are alive
We are hostages
Held for ransom
by a gentleman ghost
We are alive
living day to day
building bridges
and statues

If I read the whole book
What would I say?
now there's no mystery

just a bunch of pages
crumpled yesterdays

..and I'm not so
sure we are
together on this

It's like..
Like nothing Matters
oh, but it does


at peace

we start to eat the seeds
hungry enough to eat tomorrow


listen breakers
and listen bucks
these are the one-rail hooks

You're looking through garbage
the wealth and filth..
of our dreams.

Lyrics submitted by MattSven

Desperate Living song meanings
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    General CommentMy fav song off the new album B)
    tdloveon October 07, 2009   Link
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    General CommentYou should include this at the end:
    "Human goals are like the numbers plumbed from the pipes of life.
    I am a plumber, but what I plum is the fruit of infinity.
    I am deeper than infinity. So infinite, I make infinity look like a four!"
    EnemyNoiseon November 29, 2009   Link
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    General CommentJon Karel does the drum solo in this song.
    IMABEARon August 31, 2011   Link

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