If things worked out, I would've given you the world. I stood there as my stomach curled Sinking in reasons I'll never hear, Drowning in a future that was never clear
I asked you not once, but one too many times In all of those, you vaguely assured while shifting tides I would've asked for more, and I didn't. But you gave me a little too much to forget that we shouldn't.
Now I'm left with pieces of you in every turn Like you wanted to be there til nothing's left to burn You were a tide of joy that's waiting to fret Now you're a wave of disappointment I don't think I regret
I befriended the night, He chased away my empty flight. In return, I gave my share of good times Deep into it, like it were a crime Just as those small hands bring forth his end, It's almost time to see an old friend. The night is deep, the day is young In between are secrets we never let slip from our tongue
Sometimes in my sleep I stand by the shore Just as waves crash and soak my bedroom floor, Nothing to lose, I let all of it through. Riptides, they form as the waves do so too. Just empty thoughts and somehow loosened faith, Currents are strong, all my fears, they have bathed Until I cease fire, my thoughts shall stay lulled Still, I stood by—all washed out and left null