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Manitou – Wish I Could Sleep lyrics

I paint myself with the tiger stripes
To keep the foe at the bay
It doesn't trick the snake
I cannot win

I hate to be so helpless
But the darkness breaks my will
Wish I could sleep but the fear keeps me awake

Wish I could sleep but the fear keeps me awake

To kill the beast I cut them down
To mask the hate with a pain
It cannot hurt the enemy within

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