Persona Non Grata

Album: Down In The Weeds, Where The World Once Was (2020)
  • Getting dressed for a date
    Put on blue aftershave
    Wore a kilt like a Celt
    Hid the way that I felt
    Combat boots, falling leaves
    West village Halloween
    To a Bollywood song
    Taking shots 'til we're gone
    And we're gone in the autumn
    Persona non grata
    I'm the last of the best
    I'm your thoughts
    In the swamp

    There's a playground of children
    In the shadows of buildings
    There's a line out the church
    Where your homelessness works
    Where your stain glass and crimson
    Meets Ezekiel's visions
    Saw a valley of bones
    Where no man shall be saved

    And now you
    You come to me
    Asking that
    And now you
    You come to me
    And you're asking that
    Oh how can we reconcile?

    Left your innocence there
    In Tienanmen square
    You were filled with despair
    Underfed and depressed
    Vacant lot
    Where a prison stood
    God knows you never would
    Lie to yourself
    But you do every time
    Made a life of deception
    And passive aggression
    I'm gonna scream when I sing
    I'm gonna die in the rain
    Turn me on you're a knock out
    Climb up on my cloud
    Do your worst to me now
    Before I change my mind

    And now you
    You want to be true
    To me once again
    And you want me to be true
    To you, once again
    Oh yeah, you
    You want to be true
    To me, once again
    And you want me to be true
    To you once again Writer/s: Conor Oberst
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
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