Dear Avery

Album: The King Is Dead (2011)
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  • Dear Avery, I think of you only
    Were you waving, were you dead on the vine
    Oh Avery, I think of you lonely
    But I could just grab you by the nape of your neck

    There are times life will rattle your bones
    And will bend your limbs
    You're still far away the boy you've ever been
    So you bend back and shake at the frame
    Of the frame you made
    But don't you shake alone
    Please Avery, come home

    Headstrong, you and your long arms
    Listing lazily on the cusp of your tease
    But you were my Avery and when you needed saving
    I could just grab you by the nape of your neck

    There are times life will rattle your bones
    And will bend your limbs
    You're still far and away the boy you've ever been
    So you bend back and shake at the frame
    Of the frame you made
    But don't you shake alone
    Please Avery, come home
    Don't you shake alone
    Please Avery, come home
    Come home Writer/s: COLIN MELOY
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Eric from Richmond, KyI like to imagine this song is about a little boy writing to his missing or deceased dog.
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