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

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