Wait It Out

Album: Ellipse (2009)
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  • Where do we go from here?
    How do we carry on?
    I can't get beyond the questions.
    Clambering for the scraps
    In the shatter of us collapsed.
    It cuts me with every could-have-been.

    Pain on pain on play, repeating
    With the backup makeshift life in waiting.

    Everybody says that time heals everything.
    But what of the wretched hollow?
    The endless in-between?
    Are we just going to wait it out?

    There's nothing to see here now,
    Turning the sign around;
    We're closed to the Earth 'til further notice.
    A stumbling cliched case
    Crumpled and puffy faced
    Dead in the stare of a thousand miles

    An all-out one, only one street-level miracle.
    I'll be a an out-and-out, born again from none more cynical.

    Everybody says that time heals everything
    Oh in the end.
    But what of the wretched hollow?
    The endless in-between?
    Are we just going to wait it out?

    And sit here cold?
    We'll be long gone by then.
    And lackluster in dust we lay
    Around old magazines.
    Fluorescent lighting sets the scene
    For all we could and should be being
    In the one life that we've got.

    In the one life that we've got.

    Everybody says that time heals everything.
    But what of the wretched hollow?
    The endless in-between?

    Are we just going to wait it out?
    We sit here
    Just going to wait it out
    Sit here cold
    Just going to threat it out
    Wait it out. Writer/s: IMOGEN JENNIFER JANE HEAP
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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