Empty from the Start

Album: Carry the Ghost (2015)
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  • Stars falling from the sky
    Buildings burning all the time
    Tall rivers running wild
    Stretching out for miles and miles
    I think I heard a good man say
    God is love and love has made us
    But have you seen the news today
    I have and I think God is gone away
    If he was ever there anyway
    ‘Cause anyone who tells you they
    Were born good is lying
    We're just born and we are dying
    And I know it's been said but
    Mothers be good to your daughters
    And then they're older sons be
    Good to your fathers this is all we have
    This is all we are
    Blood and bones no Holy Ghost
    Empty from the start
    There's nothing you can do honey
    Nothing you can do that would save me
    There's nothing you can do honey
    Nothing you can do but lately i don't mind
    ‘Cause I've been finding
    The only thing worth loving more
    Than me is loving you

    You get stuck staring at the past
    You get stuck looking at the
    Future through a looking glass
    Time is gone when time was slow
    This time is all you have and now
    It's gone but now you know
    And I hope you save a picture of me in your
    Pocket when I'm gone away
    And I will do the same for you
    To truly love someone is the closest
    I have come to truth

    This is all we have this is all we are
    Blood and bones no Holy Ghost
    Empty from the start
    There's nothing you can do honey
    Nothing you can do that would save me
    There's nothing you can do honey
    Nothing you can do but lately i don't mind
    ‘Cause I've been finding
    The only thing worth loving more
    Than me is loving you Writer/s: Noah Gundersen
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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