"I Hope They Call Me Henry When I Die, Too"

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I'm over and out

With knees to the floor

I'm down for the count

And I can't take much more

Of the constant demand

Of what you want me to be

Now I'll take the stand

And enter one final plea

I remember (x3)

Why do I feel so alone?

Why can't this place feel like home?

I'm surrounded by people I don't even know

And I feel like my brain is about to implode

Somewhere down the line,

I went and fucked things up beyond repair

Apologies are overdue with no time left to spare

I woke up this morning to find

My inspiration has run dry

I've got so many questions inside my mind

I know all the answers, but somehow I'm blind

Locked and loaded, you're dressed to kill

Poison potent, I've had my fill

Aim those eyes straight at my heart and fire at will

It's 3AM and I'm counting sheep

I need you here to sing me to sleep

But I'm sick, dying, dead

From the words that you put in my head

Whispered words lose their grace

And gently float 'til they hit the ground

But I'm sick, dying, dead

From the words that you put in my head


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



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