Wake Up

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Quiet in the cave, that's why I stayed.
When you left me alone I tucked it in, too; mine.

I wrote myself a note: "It's just shadows cast by the light."
I wrote myself a note: "If you wanna see the real thing, then come outside."
I've been talking to myself since I was a kid, from past and future hell; Wherever I've gone missing.

I thought that was my face, but who I knew was made up after all.
I took the sucker punch, and opened up the cut;
I thought that would be enough. I said: "Please, wake up."

Have mercy on the one who's mean and tries to take you down before
You can do to it to him: that's all he's hurting you for.

And that's me, reflected in you.
I see reflections in you.
I dream reflected in you -- but who I knew was made up after all.

I let myself go broke trying to fill your cup;
I thought that would be enough. I said: Please, wake up."


from You're In Heaven, released May 19, 2017
Guitars, bass and backing vocals recorded with Jeffrey Brown at Squirrel's Nest/Crunch House (New Haven). Drums and vocals recorded with Alfredo Berrios at Raven Blue Studios (Brookfield). Mixed and mastered by Jeffrey Brown.


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