Swim Until You Can't See Land

Album: The Winter Of Mixed Drinks (2010)
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  • I salute at the threshold of the North Sea, and my mind
    And I nod to the boredom that drove me here to face the tide
    And swim, I swim, oh swim
    Dip a toe in the ocean, oh how it hardens, and it numbs
    The rest of me is a version of man built to collapse in crumbs
    And if I hadn't come now to the coast to disappear
    I may have died in a landslide of rocks, and hopes, and fears

    So I swim, until you can't see land
    Swim, until you can't see land
    Swim, until you can't see land
    Are you a man, are you a bag of sand
    Swim, until you can't see land
    Swim, until you can't see land
    Swim, until you can't see land
    Are you a man, are you a bag of sand

    Up to my knees now do a wave, do a dive
    You see I see my life and for though it's my first and perhaps last time
    Let's call me a baptist, call this a drowning of the past
    She is there on the shoreline throwing stones at my back

    So I swim, until you can't see land
    Swim, until you can't see land
    Swim, until you can't see land
    Are you a man, are you a bag of sand
    Swim, until you can't see land
    Swim, until you can't see land
    Swim, until you can't see land
    Are you a man, are you a bag of sand

    And the water is taller than me,
    And the land is a marker alone
    All I have is a body adrift in water, salt, and sky

    So I swim, until you can't see land
    Swim, until you can't see land
    Swim, until you can't see land
    Are you a man, are you a bag of sand
    Swim, until you can't see land
    Swim, until you can't see land
    Swim, until you can't see land
    Are you a man, are you a bag of sand
    Swim, until you can't see land
    Swim, until you can't see land
    Swim, until you can't see land
    Are you a man, are you a bag of sand
    Are you a man, are you a bag of sand
    Are you a man, are you a bag of sand
    Are you a man, are you a bag of sand
    Are you a man, are you a bag of sand
    Are you a man, are you a bag of sand
    Are you a man, are you a bag of sand
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