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goodnight my love
remember me as you fall to sleep
fill your pockets with the dust and the memory
that rises from the shoes on my feet

i won’t be back here
though we may meet again

i know it’s dark outside
don’t be afraid
every time i ever cried for fear
was just a mistake that i made
wash yourself in your tears
and build your church
on the strength of your faith

please listen to me
don’t let go
don’t let this desperate moonlight leave me
with your empty pillow
promise me the sun will rise again

i too am tired now
embracing thoughts of tonight’s dreamless sleep
my head is empty
my toes are warm
i am safe from harm

Washer
  • Washer
  • Slint
  • Spiderland
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Goodnight my love 
Remember me as you fall to sleep 
Fill your pockets with the dust and the memories 
That rises from the shoes on my feet 

I won’t be back here 
Though we may meet again 

I know it’s dark outside 
Don’t be afraid 
Every time I ever cried from fear 
Was just a mistake that I made 
Wash yourself in your tears 
And build your church 
On the strength of your fears 

Please 
Listen to me 
Don’t let go 
Don’t let this desperate moonlight leave me 
With your empty pillow 
Promise me the sun will rise again 

I too am tired now 
Embracing thoughts of tonight’s dreamless sleep 
My head is empty 
My toes are warm 
I am safe from harm

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