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Walking alone tonight
'Cause I've only got room for two.
Me and my burdened black heart,
It's all we know how to do.

Yet I look for a bigger bang
Than the kind I continually see.
Sick of all this inertia,
Oh, won't you mend me?

Lover, can you help me?
I'm a child lost in the woods.
A black heart pollutes me
And I think...

You're a mountain that I'd like to climb,
Not to conquer, but to share in the view.

Pulled by a false inertia,
Pushed out by circumstance.
Pistol firing at my feet
That's coercing me to dance.

Yet I look for a bigger bang
Than the kind I'm sorry to know.
Here I am, first foot of the climb.
Watch me go.

Lover, can you help me?
I'm a child lost in the woods.
A lit path eludes me
And I think...

You're a mountain that I'd like to climb,
Not to conquer, but to share in the view.
You're a bonfire and I'm gathered 'round you.
Set this old black heart inertia aflame.
Send it away... (8X)

You're a mountain that I'd like to climb,
Not to conquer, but to share in the view.
You're a bonfire and I'm gathered 'round you.
Set this old black heart inertia aflame.

Set it aflame, send it away... (6X)



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    miriaApr 2, 2009 at 8:35 pm
    This song is a beautiful, poignant, very powerful expression of the yearning for love, but even more, to be able to open up and feel again. He feels isolated, closed off and deadened emotionally, but he wants desperately to change that, to be able to love again. He recognizes in his lover somebody who he hopes can help him come alive again.

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