Folklore songs as cathedrals, a thread-
We were something don't you think so? Roaring twenties, tossing pennies in the pool ~ the 1
You drew stars around my scars, now I'm bleeding ~ cardigan
There goes the last great American dynasty, who knows, if she never showed up, what could've been ~ the last great american dynasty
You were my town, now I'm in exile seeing you out ~ exile
And when you can't sleep at night, you hear my stolen lullabies ~ my tears ricochet
I'll get you out on the floor, shimmering beautiful ~ mirrorball
Please picture me in the weeds, before I learnt civility, I used to scream ferociously, any time I wanted ~ seven
August slipped away like a bottle of wine, 'cause you were never mine ~ august
They told me all my cages were mental, so I got wasted like all my potential ~ this is me trying
Tell your friends you're out for a run, you'll be flushed when you return ~ illicit affairs
A single thread of gold tied me to you ~ invisible string
There's nothing like a mad woman, what a shame she went mad ~ mad woman
Only twenty minutes to sleep, but dream of some epiphany ~ epiphany
Will you have me, will you love me, will you kiss me on the porch in front of all your stupid friends? ~ betty
I'll give you my sunshine, give you my best, but the rain is always gonna come when you're standing with me ~ peace
Stood on the cliffside screaming give me a reason, your faithless love is the only hoax I believe in ~ hoax
I want wisteria to grow right over my bare feet, 'cause I haven't moved in years, and I want you right here ~ the lakes
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