what we need

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tried to find a place like this
behind a bar where fists kiss
and i don't know why you hang around here
come inside and we'll share a beer
for the people that just won't learn

we'll talk about the plans of god
the way he sometimes makes time stop
when two souls start to unite
life is a winnable fight
till the morning spills its light

if we only knew what we need

let's go outside and lick the moon
make love now and not just soon
smash the frowns off our faces
smoke out demons, leave no traces
and now we're left with a void
filling it we can't avoid
was it worse what we destroyed

if we only knew what we need


from splendid isolation (2011), released September 1, 2011


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