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Remember that day when?

lyrics

I think we're ready for something to change before
you try to love me too hard and break something.

This isn't working, this ice is just hurting,
The sweat on your heart is a little concerning.

I've waited right here for as long as I could
but I guess I must change, like you promised I would.

The minute it was over, I cried on your shoulder,
Forgetting we shrug so much more when we're older.
I think we're ready for something to change before
I can convince you we're not.

I think you once promised, when this age ended us
I would crack at the seams or grow up and be honest
I think you once told me when I was feeling cold,
That was you in my spine shivering for old time's sake.

Wasting away we were wasting away
In my head and my heart and our every day.

And we both grew up in a safe on the shelf,
So we only know how to grow up by ourselves.

I think this age is ending, ending fast, scrape my heart against the mast,
I think this age is on it's knees, growing up is a disease.
I think I'm breaking at the neck, under everything I think,
over everything my body wants to do with you and me.
Growing up is a disease.

I think my feet are in the tide,
save yourself, get back inside.
Please tell my mom I'll be home after five.
I think I'm ready for something to change before
This age cannot be forgot.

Remember that day when we whispered we're gay?
Back when we were an Us and the world was some They.
But the world broke us down with some stutter she found,
And you slipped through the air in our whispers, away.

Please don't forget me
I'm still only resting
My plan is to find you in
ten years or something.

Cause I think we're ready for something to change before
I try to move on too fast and break something.

This isn't working, the bandage still hurting
I'm running in squares like the sheep we were herding.

Please don't forget me.
Wasting away, we were wasting away.

And oh please don't forget me.
My head or my heart or my everything.

And ah when it was over, held fast to your shoulder,
I forget that we shrug so much more now that we're older.
I think we're ready for something to change before
This age is all that I've got.

I think you once said, when I was feeling dead
You would hold my head and count to ten.
But here I am blue writing letters to you
and my head is rolling over too.

This sorry age,
Between the world we had, and the world we tried to save.

credits

from If I'm Not Struck By Lightning, released May 1, 2017
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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