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about

And still, if you will.

lyrics

We are sitting in the snowstorm as the white drowns out the clouds.
The way I hung around alone even before I heard that you left town.
I've been sailing through my choices on the sighs of the ghosts of the road.
It's gets too easy to decide, because the dead always guide you home.

And I am hunched beneath the hurricane in a towel and a shirt.
The way the words I used against the pain were really just as wet and as hurt.
The only warmth I draw from now is just my body and some gun,
And maybe the friction on the wrong side of some... some gun, ah well
I lost my last tooth to my gaping neck.

I guess I'm off in my head again
I think I've bled on my last corsage.
Well somethings got it in for me, the upraised root, the lowhung tree and still,
If you will, I will.
I will.

It is raining in the pool and you splash me like a fool I pretend to drown,
The way I hung around alone even before I heard from friends that you were leaving town.
Well, if I'm not struck by lightning, then I guess I'm not as special as the ground.
And if I refrain from talking, then I'll never be as lonely as I sound.

I lost my last breath to a ramblin' wind
My thought was lost mid air again
I think I've walked through my last mirage.
But if you ever turn around and find what it is you once found then still,
If you will, I will.
I will.

I lost my last, axiom when the last I sung didn't mean anything,
For if all we were was a motion blur I'm a harbinger of dexterity.
If every tooth that has died were retained inside I'd be broke, at least I'd have what grew out of me.
And though I hold tight to your vines at night there are scissors on the balcony.
I'm not yet torn to pieces though, I'm sure that all these cracks will show.

I lost my last,
I lost my last love to the past and then,
I think I'm off in my head again,
I think I've bled on my last corsage.
And though the years have nothing changed, I'm waiting for the olden days, until,
If you will, I will.
I will.

I will.

credits

from If I'm Not Struck By Lightning, released May 1, 2017
Additional Production: Adam Hirsch

Recorded and Mixed at: Tiny Telephone Studios in San Francisco, CA
Audio and Mixing Engineer: Adam Hirsch
Mastering by: Jeff Lipton at Peerless Mastering, Inc.

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