We don’t sleep

all the words and then the tears from saying things that we don’t mean
because we talk but we don’t hear as we are trying to be seen
and we already forgot what it was all about.

‘cause she keeps calling in the night and we get up to calm her mind
taking turns to fight her demons as we leave our own behind
we don’t need to speak in words, we don’t need to talk

and so we lie awake together as the demons come to terms
and the flames smothered by blankets while her hands cool down the burns
taking yours and taking mine, we don’t sleep but here we are


‘cause their just fears and they are words that don’t explain the things you mean
and so I’m here to hold you tight and as I hold you you are seen,
you don’t need to speak in words, you don’t need to talk

As the sun washes away the starlight while we lie awake
and we find something to say that breaks the silence and the day
we get up and go our way, but our love will stay
as we go our way we know our love is here to stay

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