Ruins

  • Today, I climb the highest mountain I have ever climbed
    And I turn, to look at ruins I had left behind
    And you, where were you so far removed from any truth

    I lost you, didn't I?
    First I think I lost myself

    Children, then and forever locked in a memory
    Holdin' that mirror searching for some kind of certainty
    That you were just the same as everyone but you were wrong

    And it hurt you, didn't it?
    All you couldn't be

    Ruins
    Oh oh oh oh oh
    Ruins
    Oh oh oh oh oh

    I tried to hold on to some kind of dignity
    Too long I waded through a vast and endless sea
    Thinking, I could find the secret there within

    But I gave up, didn't I?
    It seemed the only way

    Ruins, all the things we built assured that they would last
    Ending months ticket stubs and written notes and photographs
    Where are you and here somewhere I cannot go

    I'm sorry, I am
    But I don't take it back

    And in the night I hear your voice
    Sometimes but it quickly passes
    In dreams I saw what I had thought
    Could be some kind of answer
    You try and try and try until you cannot try no more
    Captured in our own

    Ruins
    Oh oh oh oh oh
    Ruins
    Oh oh oh oh oh
    Ruins
    Oh oh oh oh oh
    Ruins Writer/s: Klara Söderberg, Johanna Söderberg
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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