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And we dance like drunken sailors
Let it all fill with smoke
The last of something bright burning, still burning
Transfiguration's going to come for me at last
I bet against the chances that you'd ever be mine
On the day that I forget you
Count a couple of stray hopes outloud
I hope the painful memories only flex their power over you
See the sunset turning red, let all be quiet in your head
I wanna sing one for the cars
When the blade hits the bone, everybody hears it sing, shower room full of people
And the dream went on forever, one single static frame
And slowly, surely I saw the whole story unwind
I will find a crowd and blend in for a minute, and I will try to find
We were the one thing in the galaxy
Find a few cul-de-sacs of my own, there's only one place this road ever ends up
I sang all night, the moon shone on me through the trees
Easy to recognize, black bandages on my eyes
The wind began to wail, and you gathered your hair behind your head
When I come up empty-handed the feeling almost overwhelms me
And 24 hours later, you had left me completely alone
Held under these smothering waves by your strong and thick-veined hand, but one of these days
God bless all vampires every night
This morning I went down to the Catholic Church, 'cause something just came over me
In the fresh light of day, I felt something falling away
He took your hand there in the skating the rink
Let some mysterious chunk of space debris
Flip on the high stakes radio
Ride the sentimental rodeo down to where the shadows grow
Rummage through the gutter storehouse now
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His paw hits the horn, I am going to regret
Make up magic spells
And along the highway where unlucky stray dogs bleed
When you punish a person for dreaming his dream
Click your heels, count to three
I'm gonna lock 'em up tight and eat jam out of the jar all night
Draw my arms into my hospital gown
And we lay there together in the darkness
Throw my better self overboard
Be ready and be brave, and remember what we had here
Because from where we are now, it seems, really,
Springtime's coming, that means you'll be coming back around
I stood there like a business man waiting for the train
Nothing in the shadows but the shadow hands
Everybody else looks tiny, I could almost smell the fear
The Canterbury Tales will shoot up to the top of the best seller list
Focus on the parts that make you feel good
Where the dead will walk again, put on their Sunday best
A tiger's never gonna change its stripes I guess, I guess
And we love these dogs that roll on the lawns here in Galesburg
And high above the water the eagle spots the fish
I know that one of us, I'm not saying who,
You smile as you ease the gun from my hand
Someday something's coming from way out beyond the stars to kill us while we stand here
In the unstoppable camera of my mind's eye,
When death came calling today, I heard the gentle grace of his cadences
Aren't you that old wrestler with the bullwhip?
Dance in a circle with bells on
I want to say I'm sorry for stuff I haven't done yet
I said a small prayer for the poor and the naked and the hungry

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