Burned Out

June 16, 2012
By Clopsey PLATINUM, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Clopsey PLATINUM, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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By now you’re too burned out
Too tired to care all about
My fire so you let it burn out

All that rain that came down
You made it up to high ground
Sat there and watched everyone drown

By now I know I thought wrong
But I really thought all along
Then I again, I haven’t known you that long

But I really thought you’d be there
Take a chance, run on a dare
To save me when you saw me struggle for air

But all these words we say
And all these games we play
In the end, they don’t hold any water
The loyalty we pledge
The things we do instead
We say it’s in our blood till the fire gets hotter

By now you’re ready to move
On, you have nothings to lose
And standing here is doing nothing for you

You tell me it’s time to let go
It’s my fault, and that’s all you know
And damn that you should save me, and so you don’t


So baby let the lighting crash
And let it all come through the cracks
And god forbid it hurt you to watch it all perish
And you will have your paradise
The greenest ground, the azure skies
But there will be nobody left to witness


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