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Woodkid – Baltimore's Fireflies lyrics

What are the words that I'm supposed to say
You're white skin swirling, fireflies
Darkness has surrounded Baltimore Bay
Why don't you open your blue eyes

Are they things that water can't wash away
How can your absence leave no trace
As I let you sink in Baltimore Bay
I drown myself deep in disgrace

What is the price that I'm supposed to pay
For all the things I try to hide
What is my fate; am I supposed to pray
The trouble's gone with the sunlight

A warm sun rises and ignites the bay
I come back home and start to cry
I'll never come back to Baltimore Bay
Try to forget the fireflies

What are the words the words that I'm supposed to say
If someone knew about this lie
If your body rises to the surface
For this I answer, fireflies

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