Pity and Fear

Album: Narrow Stairs (2008)
  • I have such a envy for this stranger lying next to me
    Who awakes in the night and slips out into the pre-dawn light
    With no words, a clean escape, no promises or messes made
    And chalks it all up to mistake, mistake, mistake

    And there are no tears
    Just pity and fear
    No vast ravine
    Right in between

    A storm at sea the bow cracked and I was capsizing
    And I sunk below where I swore I would never go
    If you can't stand in place you can't tell there's walking away
    From who remains, who stays, who stays, who stays

    And there are no tears
    Just pity and fear
    No vast ravine
    Right in between

    Spare no tears
    Just pity and fear
    And I recall
    The push more than the fall
    The push more than the fall Writer/s: BENJAMIN GIBBARD
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
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