These Bones

Album: Shade of Poison Trees (2007)
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  • Lay my bones
    At the feet of the ministry
    I need the guilt and the company
    I need the chance to be judged
    And then long forgotten

    Lately I just can't shake it
    I count the days in seconds and minutes
    Hours and hours are subtle as shards of glass
    In the skin

    So lay with me
    I could use the company
    You could help me ease

    These bones
    Are like maps and keys
    Where they took their hits
    And they felt those teeth

    There's a story hidden
    Underneath
    If you dig in deep
    Will you find relief?

    For these bones
    Shudder all night long
    The hammer drops
    Another scar
    For these bones
    But I know
    They're only my second home

    Naked and under the cover of night
    It's just a matter of time 'til I'm
    Counted and measured and filed
    And then long forgotten

    Forgive my manner of speaking
    I know it's quick, but the clock is still ticking
    And I've got a few words left burning holes on my tongue
    I've been saving them

    So lay with me
    I could use the company
    You could help me ease

    These bones
    Are like maps and keys
    Where they took their hits
    And they felt those teeth

    There's a story hidden
    Underneath
    If you dig in deep
    Will you find relief?

    For these bones
    Shudder all night long
    The hammer drops
    Another scar
    For these bones

    But I know
    They're only my second home

    No you won't go down alone
    No you won't go down alone
    No you won't go down alone
    No you won't go down alone

    So lay with me
    I could use the company
    You could help me ease

    These bones
    Are like maps and keys
    Where they took their hits
    And they felt those teeth

    There's a story hidden
    Underneath
    If you dig in deep
    Will you find relief?

    These bones
    Are like maps and keys
    Where they took their hits
    And they felt those teeth

    There's a story hidden
    Underneath
    If you dig in deep
    Will you find relief?

    For these bones
    'Cause I know
    That you won't go down alone Writer/s: CHRISTOPHER ANDREW CARRABBA
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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