Long Division

Album: Narrow Stairs (2008)
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  • His head was a city
    Of paper buildings
    And the echoes that remained
    Of old friends and lovers
    Their features bleeding
    Together in his brain

    And once it started was harder to
    Tell them apart

    He was always distracted
    By the very mention
    Of an open door
    'Cause he had sworn not to be what he'd been before

    To be a remain remain remain remainder

    The television was snowing softly
    As she hunted for her keys
    She said she never envisioned him the type of person capable of such deceit

    And they carried on like long division
    And it was clear with every page
    That they were further away from a solution that would play

    Without a remain remain remain remainder

    He had sworn not to be what he'd been before

    To be the remain remain remain remainder Writer/s: BENJAMIN GIBBARD, CHRISTOPHER WALLA, NICHOLAS HARMER
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
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