What Big Teeth

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A Fireworks For Luna original turned into a Primary Tones song. Written in Mike's dorm around October 2009.

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Such a dull knife can't even split the day in half
Or even kill the pain, but it still cuts my thumb
When it tries, it leaves me bloody
After days of throwing it in between my fingers
What big eyes, but you can't even see:
Oh my god, what big teeth you have
Please don't bite down to devour me
But I'm here to help, I'm here to help, I'm here

Everything was beautiful and everything hurt
And then everything was beautiful and nothing hurt anymore

And when I woke up, I was the ocean, swelled and my fingers,
They stretched from coast to coast to coast to coast
And I'd breathe in your sails if you had
Anywhere at all to be at all
So don't you ask me where we are
Don't ask me because I told you I don't know
We're lost at sea, and that's everything
That's everything that I know

And, friend you're a hill today, but tomorrow, I swear,
Tomorrow you'll be a mountain
If creeks can carve a rock in two, I know you're sharper than
This dull knife

This isn't a public service announcement
It's more like a battle cry,
So climb up onto your chairs, look out the window and say it!
We're humans, god dammit, and our lives have value!

credits

from Forget​-​Me​-​Now, track released September 14, 2010
Josh Clark - Bass, vocals
Nat Hartten - Drums, vocals
Mike Radack - Vocals, guitars, xylophones

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