Ribcage

Album: Heart on My Sleeve (2014)
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  • Living in the darkness
    I wear it like a crown
    Oh I've got tough skin
    Ready for my bow
    All I've got is two hands
    I tied them in the middle
    Ready for the red tape
    To open up my ribcage

    I offer souvenirs
    A deaf tongue and blinded ears
    Can you fill the shelves in here
    Come in come in

    Everybody look around
    Everybody look around
    I don't know how to fill the space
    The invitation's on the page
    Open up my ribcage

    Want you to want me like I'm all you got
    Mama see's seeing it but can't make me stop
    Telling the truth it might mean you get broken
    But letting it hurt that's my method of coping
    Doubt in season like that smoke in my lungs
    What they project on me what I've become
    Down on my knees unsure what to say
    No I never learned how to prey
    Don't know, know who I been fooling
    But you got me running in circles I'm ruined
    Let you inside opened up all my wounds
    Taking my ribcage and ripped it in two

    Everybody look around
    Everybody look around
    I don't know how to fill the space
    The invitation's on the page
    Open up my ribcage

    Tie off all my tendons
    Watch how they stretch
    Oh I've got the muscle
    But lord, I'm spent
    Knocking down my sternum
    Began at a young age
    Too much space between
    Open up my ribcage

    I offer souvenirs
    A deaf tongue and blinded ears
    Can you fill the shelves in here
    Come in come in

    Everybody look around
    Everybody look around
    I don't know how to fill the space
    The invitation's on the page
    Open up my ribcage

    There's impenetrable silence inside of my head
    There's nothing I can buy when I'm practically dead
    I get so tired of writing everything I should have said
    That maybe this time I'll put my pen down and just tell you instead
    You see I opened up my ribcage and violins flew out
    The organs softly played through my violin mouth
    I got lights hotter than love hidden beneath my tongue
    Written on my skin
    It tells me your the one

    Everybody look around
    Everybody look around
    I don't know how to fill the space
    The invitation's on the page
    Open up my ribcage

    Open up my ribcage
    Open up my ribcage
    Open up my ribcage
    Open up my ribcage Writer/s: ANGEL HAYES, BENEDETTO ROTONDI, ERIC ROSSE, KRISTINE FLAHERTY, MARY LAMBERT
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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