Scarlet Lips [Stripped Down]

by Snow.Drift

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an old song i still really love. another story about secrets and how we keep them in fear of messing things up.

lyrics

The last thing I remember
was the touch of your hand on my skin
and I couldn’t forget her
Couldn’t let you go if I tried
I know that you’re fading further
and I had tried to let you in
But a chance is something-
I never tried, I left it to die

You were sound asleep, while I lay awake
With your head on the bed next to me
Thinking what more could it be​​
I kept awake, awake for hours on end
In my head I played games and I’d like to pretend
That we’d be more than friends

If I died here tonight you would never know
All the things I kept lost in my head
With your red lipstick on and your red coat
Your eyes flutter and i feel it all over again
I’m trapped in my own silence
I’m trapped in the quiet of a dream
I’m a body floating out through the sea
There’s nobody out here except for you and me

I saw the stars in your eyes tonight
I saw every piece of the sky
I saw the stars in your eyes tonight
As you said goodbye

credits

released May 5, 2017
Recorded at the Wolves Den.
All lyrics and music produced by Joshua Sullivan.
Cover done by Joshua Sullivan.

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