Bird and Bear and Hare and Fish

from by August Anthem

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I'm a jumbled mess of words

And conflicting desires

All I do is sleep and think

So why am I so tired?

Why am I so tired?

Hedge your bets against my lack

Of better judgement, poise and tact

I'm more inclined

To press rewind

Surround myself with bright ideas

That burned out under my own heels

Now all that's left

Is deep regret

Gaze upon that distant prize

With silent stare and lustful eyes

What I seek

Will always be just outside my reach

Time and time again I find

You creeping softly through my mind

I know you're gone

A vagabond

Someday you will move away

From Glen Road South and I will stay

Stuck in my tracks

Those days are passed

Bird and bear and hare and fish

Give my love her fondest wish

Upon a star

You'll always have a piece of my heart

I miss the way we used to be

So much has changed, so rapidly

Can we just stop for a minute?

Breathe in the air surrounding us

Forget about everything

Remember when we used to sleep all day?

Let our dreams take over us

And take us far away?

Breathe me in

Let me get you high

Place me on your tongue


from My Brief Time As an Astronaut, track released May 4, 2012
Lyrics & Music by August Anthem



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