defiance-ohio

Road Signs Always Look Better Looking Over Your Shoulder
Defiance, Ohio
Road Signs Always Look Better Looking Over Your Shoulder

he said he’s tired of working overtime
and troubles weighing on his mind in class
he said he’d like to pack his bags
and run away and never look back
he said, “this life of mine’s like doing time
for crimes that i didn’t commit
and if life is just a game, i’m on the losing team
and i just want to quit”

Cigarettes
Defiance, Ohio
Cigarettes

Cigarettes Defiance, OH

Long distance phone calls and miles on transmissions and such
ash-tray over flowing with a weeks worth of cigarette butts
all somehow seem to say hey 
you shouldn’t worry so much
all seem to say everything is ok
try your best now to live in the moment, it’s fleeting I know it
but it’s the only thing thats real
it’s the only thing that anyones got

(an important 54 seconds)

I Don't Want Solidarity If It Means Holding Hands With You
Defiance, Ohio
I Don't Want Solidarity If It Means Holding Hands With You

so please, the next time you’re smashing the state,
don’t go breaking my heart,
but i know that when you pick up the pieces,
the only thing left will be the same empty rubble
that’s made up every revolution that i’ve ever known -
to make me believe and lose faith in humanity 
in the same empty breath of hot air