Little Fictions

Album: Little Fictions (2017)
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  • A muffled battle cry across the kitchen table
    A baffling contretemps that shakes the day unstable
    Confessions from the cab, a habit that I got from dad
    The flurry of departure in a cyclone of cologne
    Would often devastate the gate and hedge
    And set our tiny teeth on edge
    I see it in me now and pledge
    To knock it on the head, that's what I'll do

    A muffled battle cry across the kitchen table
    Bridges up, portcullis down and round the Tower of Babel
    I'm babbling in my dreams of blue berserkers coming at me
    Eyes and tongues and rusty knives
    And God almighty laughing at me
    From a fat boy fishing chair
    I wake to find you laughing there
    It's nice to know how much you care
    Decided I should spend my life with you

    We protect our little fictions
    Like it's all we are
    Little wilderness mementos
    But there's only you and me here
    Fire breathing
    Hold tight
    Waiting for the original miracle

    I'm trying to focus on the issues of the day please
    Your paper's upside down, the radio's in Chinese
    These little tremors that are ripping through our rituals
    That friction up the interaction
    Emanate from quite the greatest
    Thing that ever happened to
    A pair of boozy bowerbirds like me and you
    In other words
    The alligator pear inside of you

    We protect our little fictions
    When we bow to fear
    Little wilderness mementos
    But there's only you and me here
    Fire breathing
    Hold tight
    Waiting for the original miracle

    Fire breathing
    Hold tight
    Life is the original miracle

    Let's get old
    Dare you now
    Mix blood with me
    All in
    Love is the original miracle

    Let's get old
    Dare you now
    Mix blood with me
    All in
    Life is the original miracle
    Love is the original miracle Writer/s: Craig Lee Potter, Guy Edward John Garvey, Mark Potter, Peter James Turner
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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