Needles and Newspapers

(Joshua Lyons)

What would you choose? Pain or knowledge?

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Verse 1 This place gives a much needed face To the kind of town that should be burnt down No makeup is needed to see who around here is a clown You bring the fire I'll bring the gasoline I think the setting alone looks menacing Chorus Needles and newspapers strewn about Shapeshifters drive straight through the roundabout Takes an eraser to all the moments we shared Forget the smiles, recall when tempers flared Needles and newspapers line the sidewalk You were told of them both, step on them in shock Verse 2 Elevator music loudly plays The soundtrack to all of our forays Lingering attraction always stays We smolder like heat from a fireplace Sometimes forever looks like only two years Watch the serpent cry her crocodile tears Repeat Chorus Verse 3 Looking for the heart of a maniac Like searching for a needle in a haystack Conjecture XXXXXXXX XXX XX XX XXX XXXXXX XXX XXXX XXX XXXXXXX XXX XXX XX XX XXX X XXXX XXX XXXXXX X XXXX XXXXXXX X XXXXXX XXXXXXXXXX XXXXXX X XXXXX XXXX XXXX XXX XXXXXX XXXX XXXXXX XXXXXXX XXX XXXXXXXXXX XXXXXX XXXXX XXXXXX XXX XX XX XXXX XXX XXX XXXXX XX XXXXXX XX XXX XXX XXXXXXX XX XXXXXX XXXXXX XXX XXXXXXX XXXXXX XXXX XXXXXXX XXXXXX XXXXXXX XXX XXXXXXXXXX XXXX XXX XXXXXXXX XXX XXX XXXXX XXXX XXX XXX XXXX XXXXX

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