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I could see for miles, miles, miles

“Someway, baby, it’s part of me, apart from me” You’re laying waste to Halloween You fucked it, friend, it’s on its head, it struck the street You’re in Milwaukee, off your feet And at once I knew I was not magnificent Strayed above the highway aisle (Jagged vacance, thick with ice) I could see for miles, miles, miles 3rd and Lake, it burnt away, the hallway Was where we learned to celebrate Automatic bought the years you’d talk for me That night you played me ‘Lip Parade’ Not the needle, nor the thread, the lost decree Saying nothing, that’s enough for me And at once I knew I was not magnificent Hulled far from the highway aisle (Jagged vacance, thick with ice) I could see for miles, miles, miles Christmas night, it clutched the light, the hallow bright Above my brother, I and tangled spines We smoked the screen to make it what it was to be Now to know it in my memory And at once I knew I was not magnificent High above …

From Afar

You told me ‘boy look the other way’ You told me ‘boy bite your tongue’ Yes that’s not the way, Yeah that’s not the way Ah that’s just not the way that friends behave Ah that’s just not the way that friends behave Oh no, no, no, No, no, no, no You lined me up Across the room Two falling sparks One willing fool And I, I always knew That I would love you from afar