The Reckoning

Album: Into the Wild Life (2015)
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  • Cross my heart, broke your promise, told me lies
    Why did you
    Watch me suffer, make me feel like I deserved to
    Everybody takes, everybody breaks somebody's heart leaving some on their own
    But this felt more like you ripping flesh from bone
    You made a mess out of me
    Where do I begin?
    You paid for your sins

    Like a reckoning
    You never saw coming
    I'm the reaper outside your door
    You took everything made me feel less than nothing
    I'm getting what I came for
    Like the sound of all the stars crashing in the dark
    I said a prayer and buried your name
    And up through the ashes I rose like wildfire

    The reckoning

    I gave you more than my heart could hope for
    You misused it
    Scraped up every piece that fell to the floor
    When you tore through it
    Laying me to ruin
    You knew what you were doing
    Leaving me to skin and bone
    But trusting you was no one's fault but my own
    You get what you give
    So take your last breath
    Before I lay you to rest

    Like a reckoning
    You never saw coming
    I'm the reaper outside your door
    You took everything made me feel less than nothing
    I'm getting what I came for
    Like the sound of all the stars crashing in the dark
    I said a prayer and buried your name
    And up through the ashes I rose like wildfire

    I should have known better than that
    I should have known all along
    I should have known better than that
    I should have known
    But now I'm moving on

    Like a reckoning
    You never saw coming
    I'm the reaper outside your door
    You took everything made me feel less than nothing
    I'm getting what I came for
    Like the sound of all the stars crashing in the dark
    I said a prayer and buried your name
    And up through the ashes I rose like wildfire

    The reckoning
    You never saw coming
    You never saw me coming
    The reckoning
    I'm the reaper outside your door
    I am the reckoning
    For every wrong you ever did to me
    I am the reckoning Writer/s: ELIZABETH HALE, SCOTT CHRISTOPHER STEVENS
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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