Ruins

Album: Blight (2020)
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  • I made you walk
    To the ruins at night
    I didn't know
    What was on your mind
    You kissed me there
    Among those great lost walls
    Then we walked back to my house
    Ruins of ourselves
    There was an old country
    In this corrupt, crony town
    It thrived on humility
    But you could not pass that down
    The fires that once blazed
    Burned out the night
    And light can get so sore
    You don't get it back anymore
    I said a prayer for the whole world tonight
    I could not see blossoms for blight
    I caught a ride on the Oliver lock and dam
    Clocked out about 80
    Emptied that paper bag
    The Gulf tore mama's house
    Right out of the ground
    There's nothing lost
    That cannot be found, they say
    "Progress" pushed my house
    Right in on itself
    Now there's nothing to go back to
    No ruins even left

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