Mom and Dad

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separation anthem

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a stable cocoon
as warm as any womb
a little kid alone in his room
with the softest of sheets
a warm place to sleep
it disappears
so soon

because parents share a heart
but it pushes them apart
and it's just too much to resume
the lives they had before
that old apartment door
between them
and their tomb

so much pain
and things to say
it might just take
your life away
it won't
there's always different ways to cope
where there's despair there's always
hope

you see them again
and you tell all your friends
you're sleeping alone again
and to your surprise
hellos and goodbyes
are different in the end

and they say

"no no you can't go on"
i keep it locked inside for architects to find
but
before our stars go out
i want them to align
i want to feel your lips
moving up my spine
i wanna feel your love
because i can't feel mine

so much change
and empty days
it might just make
you waste away but
no

(it's too late for me)
this is just a time for you to grow
there's always ways to make a
home is gone now
home was somehow
just a building
and a door i know
it's a little late to be alone
it's a little late to be alone

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from The One I Wanted To Be, released May 12, 2014

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