Carry The Zero

Album: Keep It Like a Secret (1999)
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  • I'm not knocking your want
    To carry that home

    Took it with you
    When you moved and got it broke

    Found the pieces
    We counted them all alone

    Didn't add up
    Forgot to carry a zero

    I can't be your
    Apologist very long

    I'm surprised that
    You'd want to carry that on

    Count your blemishes
    You can't
    They're all gone

    I can't see your response
    Putting them back on

    Like they're waiting for your guard to fall
    So they can see it all and you're so
    Occupied with what other persons are
    Occupied with
    And vice versa

    And you've become
    What you thought was dumb
    A fraction of the sum

    Yeah, you've become
    Yeah, you have become

    A fraction of the sum
    The middle and the front

    And now it's coming back
    Hasn't it come too far?

    I was trying to help but I guess
    I pushed too hard

    Now we can't even touch it
    Afraid it'll fall apart Writer/s: DOUG MARTSCH
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