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Insomnia

Sometimes when I can’t close my eyes,
I feel like I’m drifting away.
Sometimes when I can’t close my eyes,
Minutes fade into hours, hours fade into days.

Sometimes when I leave the light on
I feel inspired to write the lovliest song.
Sometimes when I leave the light on
the secrets of the world reveal themselves wrong.

Sometimes when I find myself here alone,
I walk outside to sing a song to the moon.
Sometimes when I find myself here alone,
the end of civilization can’t come too soon.

Sometimes when my eyes feel heavier than my heart,
I crawl under my bed to hide from myself.
Sometimes when my eyes feel heavier than my heart,
I silently scream to the heavens for help.

Sometimes when I slide into a slumbering state,
I’m caught off guard–nonetheless still awake.
Sometimes when I slide into a slumbering state,
I hear a woman whisper in my ear, “Jake.”

Sometimes when I wake up, I just don’t know
who I am, where I am, if I’ll ever be right.
Sometimes when I wake up, I just don’t know
how I will make it through another sleepless night.

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No words

Slow down
’cause I don’t need your words
No, they would ruin me
lord
I don’t need your words
I don’t need no words

Moonlight
Sun falls from the sky
Go on and burn me
Alive
’cause I don’t need your words
I don’t need no words

You don’t understand me

New life
Poison in the soul
It eats right through me
Slow
I will leave this world
I don’t need no words

Find me
Further up the road
Faces haunting me
In my sleep
I don’t need no girl
I don’t need no words

Slow down
’cause I don’t need your words
No they would ruin me
lord
I don’t need your words
I don’t need no words

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