Picture Of The Past

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 * co-written with Francesco Saxton

I wanted to open up my house
So I took down all the doors
I wanted to see my two bare feet
So I put ‘em on the floor

I wanted to open up my mind
So I threw away the key
I wanted to open up my life
So I fell down on my knees

I don’t wanna’ do it now the way I did it all before
I don’t wanna’ feel the feelings I was feeling anymore
I don’t wanna’ be trapped with my nose against the glass
I don’t wanna’ make tomorrow just a picture of the past

I washed every window
And I painted every wall
Until I didn’t recognize
Anything at all

I don’t wanna’ do it now the way I did it all before
I don’t wanna’ feel the feelings I was feeling anymore
I don’t wanna’ be trapped with my nose against the glass
I don’t wanna’ make tomorrow just a picture of the past

Now my house is open
Anyone’s allowed
All those guests I used to have
Wish they could see it now

I cleaned out all the closets
And emptied out the drawers
Swept out all the habits
And the dirt I can’t afford


 - October 2021 -                                                                                                                      #514