Coughing On Trivia

Patrickshand on April 09, 2013 23:27

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    Written and performed by Patrick Shand

    LYRICS:

    With broken things around you it's hard to remember being new
    Or at least a little shinier, not to say forgiving,
    as objects go, we had our ragged nails too
    I bet you never thought I'd complain, thought you'd find a switch or two
    I can't through it back in their masks, they reveal my sickly complexion
    A voice of confection said, "We'll sue"

    Here's looking at you
    It seems as though we never met
    There's a corridor in my head, with framed spirits
    They're dead
    Please allow me to trace the roads upon your glass

    You think the fireplace is comfort?
    Try trusting tired eyes
    Yes, I have faith but not forgiveness
    I can forgive myself if it's a pretty lie
    As another breathless "good morning" stinks up the confessional,
    seize me, I'm coughing in the corner
    Coughing on trivia
    It's my ocean
    See, I know everything's going to be fine,
    so seal me once more
    I don't need to chew that notion
    I'd like more time in bed,
    'cause in my dreams are things that you will never see
    You'll never see them, over and over again

    Just like the movies end to the sound of Antonio,
    licking cracked lips
    He savours the kiss that Autumn's audience missed
    I guess, who can you kid without adjectives and narcotics?
    Not to say it's getting harder
    But it's getting harder,
    it bears a trampled vein
    I used to be disappointed that I wasn't an actor,
    now I'm disappointed that an audience came

    When so much is beyond reality,
    the strangest things don't happen
    I'm sorry Mary, more than you could imagine

    © Patrick Shand 2013

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